Q&A: The shared economy, the Town of Paradise Valley and JBW

The Town of Paradise Valley Independent reached out to Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner to better understand his perspective specific to the fledging shared economy emerging within town limits. Mr. Bien-Willner — a lawyer by trade, an entrepreneur at heart — offers three examples of town efforts. They are: The Town of Paradise Valley has published a […]

Paradise Valley begins to grapple SB 1350 neighborhood impacts

The Town of Paradise Valley is looking to improve the quality of life of its citizens regarding short-term vacation rentals while staying within the bounds of a recently-enacted state bill that prevents the regulation of said rentals. In order to find that balance, the town is hosting a discussion during its Thursday, Sept. 22 town […]

Senate Bill 1350 poised to spur residential short-term rental marketplace

A proposed bill at the Arizona Legislature will likely gut the ability for local municipalities to regulate short-term vacation rentals outside of commercially zoned resort or hotel establishments within city and town limits. Senate Bill 1350, sponsored by Arizona Senate Majority Whip Debbie Lesko (R), would restrict┬álocal cities and towns from being able to regulate […]