Community Development Corporation to Host Short Term Rental Informational Forum

            Short Term Rentals,  vacation rentals or STRs are a popular way for people to utilize their investment property, second home, or additional small space that they have on their property.  However, both Archuleta County and the Town of Pagosa Springs have revised their rules and ordinances to address the large amount of vacation rental properties in our community.  There are certainly lots of conversation about vacation rental properties not just in our small community but all over the country.  Some national property rental companies are now starting to collect lodging tax on behalf of the counties.  Many communities have strictly restricted the number of STRs within a district or within a certain range of a neighborhood.

To better understand the changes that Archuleta County and the Town of Pagosa Springs is planning for the beginning of 2019, the CDC will be hosting a forum to help property owners, vacation rental companies and the general public learn more about the new regulations.  The forum will be held on Thursday, September 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Ross Aragon Community Center.  The forum is free and should last about an hour.  Come and find out the new rules and fees, assistance will be on hand with information should you want to run your STR on your own or through a professional company.  There will also be information on the tax regulations and compliance requirements.

Vacation rental properties are very popular to the traveling public.  They are great for families, a good value, and a way for people to experience the community as if they were in their own home.  If you are already an owner or thinking about setting up a vacation rental unit, come to this informational session on Sept. 27 at 5:30 p.m.