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Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw at a meeting in February.
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After 18 months, the ordinance regulating homes listed on short-term rental websites like HomeAway and Airbnb has not been voted on. Now, at least four San Antonio City Council members prefer to wait until after next year’s legislative session to craft regulations.

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There is no consensus from the City Council on the future of short-term rental regulations in San Antonio.


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Online short-term rental services (STRs) are an increasingly popular alternative to hotels and other vacation lodging options worldwide. This evolution faces countless questions regarding regulation and property rights that have yet to be answered. 


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Margaret Leeds has lived in the King William for 20 years. She’s seen once crumbling, bygone era homes returned to their former glory, restaurants and bars flourish, and the area transform.