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Welcome to the Washington DC Short Term Rental Alliance (DCSTRA) We value the economic, social, and community benefits that short-term rentals bring to our local community and want to see the District of Columbia embrace the inclusive growth this opportunity affords our city.

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New Poll Finds D.C. Residents Support Short-Term Rentals and Think Current D.C. Bill Hurts Homeowners and Local Businesses

November 13, 2017 The poll, conducted by Morning Consult, surveyed 502 adults from October 5 -17, 2017. Key findings are listed below, and the full poll results can be found here Click here to download the...

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Mini-documentary on D.C.’s Vacation Rental Economy

September 25, 2017 Presenting a new video that highlights the benefits that vacation rentals bring to the D.C. economy and community. The documentary includes a local homeowner and two small business owners...

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Getting the Facts Right on D.C. Short Term & Vacation Rentals

September 13, 2017 The current debate around D.C.’s short-term rental options has centered on a few glaring misconceptions about the impact these rentals have on the community. Please share your...

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DCSTRA Proposed List of Legislative Recommendations

July 26, 2017 The DCSTRA leadership has gotten together and produced a list of proposed...


Public Hearing on Short-term Rental Regulation

June 10, 2017 The following people and organizations testified at the Public Hearing on...


Washington Post Op Ed: Vacation rentals are not the cause of D.C.’s affordable housing shortage

June 10, 2017 Read this Washington Post Op Ed.  and share your thoughts See this story here...

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McDuffie’s proposal won’t address DC’s housing crisis

February 21, 2017 Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie​’s short-term rental proposal will do...


DC Council – B22-0092 – Short-term Rental Regulation and Affordable Housing Protection Act of 2017

January 31, 2017 Here’s the official bill by Councilmember McDuffie – B22-0092...


short-term rental provide a key source of income

January 27, 2017 Although HomeAway rentals only make up .3% of occupied homes in DC, they...

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