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Short-term rental monitoring, compliance, and enforcement made simple. Get started with a complimentary assessment.

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Take Control of Your Short-Term Rental Compliance

With the increase of short-term vacation rentals, such as those advertised on Airbnb, VRBO, and FlipKey, many communities are struggling to define and enforce regulations that preserve community character, keep communities safe while ensuring revenue collection. Find properties offered for rent, educate hosts on how to become compliant, and gain revenue with Short-Term Rental Compliance Monitoring from Granicus.

A Full Suite of Products

One platform to handle all your community's short-term rental registration, tax collection, and enforcement needs.

Understand the scale and scope of short-term rentals in the community.

Recoup critical revenue that would be lost to non-compliance.

Implement and enforce fair regulations.

Create an even playing field for all types of lodging providers.

Trusted by 350+ STR Compliance Customers

We are the definitive leader in short-term rental monitoring and compliance. See how your peers save time, increase revenue recovery, and make the home-sharing economy work for everyone.

“We had an abundance of calls for police services for domestic violence, for drug use, for trash, noise. It became a real issue in the community…and we needed a faster way to identify the short-term rentals and begin enforcement action on them.”

Pete Roque, Code Enforcement Supervisor for Garden Grove, California
Pete Roque, Code Enforcement Supervisor for Garden Grove, California
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"We didn’t even know 400 short-term rentals existed in Henderson until we saw the map on the Host Compliance software."

Eddie Dichter, Planning Manager for Henderson, Nevada
Eddie Dichter, Planning Manager for Henderson, Nevada
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"Short-term rentals are different than hotels. With hotels, you have an auditable trail. Host Compliance gives us that auditable trail. We can make sure we are collecting taxes fairly."

Zak Kelley, Special Project Manager for Nashville, Tennessee
Zak Kelley, Special Project Manager for Nashville, Tennessee
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“The County can now put together about 30 cases a month, which is five to six times more cases than before. It’s just an operational efficiency, the volume of work Host Compliance has helped solve.”

Christine Hurley, Assistant County Administrator, Monroe County, Florida
Christine Hurley, Assistant County Administrator, Monroe County, Florida
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“If people simply run the numbers, they'll be pleasantly surprised to see how much revenue recapture there is relative to the investment of hiring Host Compliance to do this work.”

Jeff Mihelich, Deputy City Manager, Fort Collins, Colorado
Jeff Mihelich, Deputy City Manager, Fort Collins, Colorado
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Benefits of Host Compliance

Quickly identify all the short-term rental properties in your community. Plus, see individual rental property activity (how many nights rented and how much revenue generated for hosts), so you can effectively regulate and enforce short-term vacation rentals.

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With Host Compliance, customers are able to recover more revenue from the STR market by increasing regulatory tax and permit compliance. In fact, many customers are seeing 5 - 20 times the return on investment from their STR program, without increasing employee resources.

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Automate time-intensive tasks like monitoring STR platforms, collecting and consolidating admissible evidence of non-compliance, and communicating with non-compliant properties. Automatically initiate audits of operators who under-report taxes or exceed rental frequency and rental-cap regulations.

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$2.8M Increase in Tax Revenue in First Year

The potential increase in revenue can be five to twenty times the annual cost of the software. As the industry grows and more hosts register and they pay their fair share of taxes, permits, and fees, there will continue to increase bringing critical dollars to your community.

STR Compliance, Simplified

Proven products and features for easy monitoring, compliance, and enforcement of short-term rentals.

Property Address Identification

Monitors more than 60 vacation rental websites through big data and artificial intelligence, so no owner or platform can bypass your local ordinance or by-law. Every address is quality checked by an analyst to ensure that address identification is accurate.

Compliance Monitoring

Saves hours of staff time by identifying non-compliant properties and streamlining outreach efforts related to non-compliance.

Mobile Permitting & Tax Collection

Make your registration & tax collection processes available online, easy, and accessible. Guide applicants through what can otherwise be complex permitting workflows.

24/7 Hotline

Make it easy for neighbors to report, prove, and resolve non-emergency short-term rental related problems in real-time, any day, at any hour.

Rental Activity Monitoring

Sends you estimated occupancy and rental revenue for each property based on machine learning modules unique to govService Host Compliance. Automatically initiates audits of operators who under-report taxes or exceed regulations.

Consulting Services

Draw on the deep experience of our team to put in place fair and enforceable regulations based on data and best practices we’ve developed helping hundreds of cities, counties, and state governments.

Consulting Services

Granicus Host Compliance offers a full suite of products to help communities with every short-term rental challenge.

Additional Resources

View our full library of short-term rental resources and read more about how compliance management can impact government organizations of all sizes.

Guide

3 Lessons Learned: How To Effectively Suspend Short-Term Rentals

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Whitepaper

A Guide to Effectively Regulating Short-Term Rentals On The Local Government Level

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Whitepaper

Home-sharing and Short-term Rentals Regulations FAQ

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On-Demand Webinar

How Community Associations Can Address Short-Term Rentals

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Get a Free Assessment Today

If you're a government agency and are interested in learning more about what is currently happening in the short-term rental market in your community, including the number of STRs, the type of STRs operating, and other key indicators, contact us today. Whether you're just starting out in your regulations or are looking to make your STR program more efficient, Host Compliance has a solution for you.

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