Tort Liability and Short-Term Rentals: What Owners and Community Associations Should Know

For community associations, short-term rentals are a hot topic in today’s legal and association governance landscape. Courts and localities are attempting to deal with the unique challenges presented by short-term rentals. Some jurisdictions are seeking to limit or otherwise tax short-term rentals.

As short-term rentals become more and more common, accidents are bound to happen. As more lawsuits are being filed relating to short-term rentals, a critical legal question has arisen: what legal duties do short-term rental owners owe their guests?