VRMA staff is currently engaged with this issue and will keep members updated on the latest developments.
The Texas legislature could call for a study on short-term rentals, but results from that study would not be available until December 2024. Several Texans testified for over an hour at the House Land and Resource Management committee hearing on House Bill 2665. The bill would create a taskforce to study short-term rentals and share the results with the legislature during the next session. It was left pending in the committee on April 19. Representative Gary Gates filed the measure in February. The original bill would have prevented municipalities from banning short-term rentals while allowing for other regulations, including registration requirements. But the committee on Land and Resource Management filed a substitute bill to study the issue instead.
KERA News (04/19/23) Caroline Love