Mayoral Q&A: Where do you land on the topic of Paradise Valley short-term rentals?

By Melissa Rosequist | YourValley

Short-term rental units have been deemed among the most disruptive and negative trend in Paradise Valley, the current mayor says.

Despite much work being done by the Town Council as a whole in recent years, the vacation rental business is protected by state law. As more people become familiar with short-term rentals and the opportunities that these vacation properties may present to property and business owners, new trends emerge.

Challenging Jerry Bien-Willner for his mayor’s seat in the upcoming Aug. 2 primary election, Councilmember Julie Pace says she is opposed to party houses, timeshare and home hotels that may impact the residents of Paradise Valley.

In this week’s candidate Q&A, we ask both mayoral candidates what their position is on the growing industry of short-term rentals and fractional ownership of properties.

Read below to garner a better understanding of the two candidates seeking to be Paradise Valley’s mayor.

Julie Pace
• Let’s talk about short-term rentals and fractional ownership of properties in town. Briefly tell us what you think about these growing industries?

I strongly stand for our residents’ interests and protecting quality of life.

I always opposed party houses, timeshares, and home hotels from operating in residences. I have advocated for a multi-faceted approach to stop intrusions into neighborhoods, instead of waiting for a legislative solution to return local control. Our town’s legislative effort two years ago failed despite hard work.

READ ON:

Share this!

Additional Articles

Get Our Twice Weekly Newsletter!

* indicates required

Rose Law Group pc values “outrageous client service.” We pride ourselves on hyper-responsiveness to our clients’ needs and an extraordinary record of success in achieving our clients’ goals. We know we get results and our list of outstanding clients speaks to the quality of our work.

News Categories