Woodstock votes yes on moratorium on short-term rentals
Last night, Woodstock City Council approved a nine-month moratorium on new applications from homeowners who want to rent their homes for short periods to visitors. New demands for temporary accommodation uses and residential conversions are also halted.
Woodstock Town supervisor Bill McKenna said the temporary limit on new short-term rentals would protect the well-being of its residents, especially those who have struggled to find affordable housing following the related housing boom. to the pandemic in the region. During the moratorium period, the city will revise its overall plan, which meets urban planning and design needs.