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More inspectors hired to tackle problem of illegal rentals

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “We’ve already made a significant impact on the illegal short-term rental industry … without even issuing a single (violating notice).”

    Kathy Sokugawa

    Acting director of the city Department of Planning and Permitting at a June 25 news conference about stricter regulations and stiffer fines for operators of illegal vacation rentals

The city Department of Planning and Permitting is beefing up staffing, hiring up to six new temporary inspectors to help enforce a new and tougher vacation rental ordinance. Read more

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