Cathedral City vacation rental rules give power to HOAs (CA)

Cathedral City homeowners associations, like Cathedral Springs, Desert Princess and Canyon Shores, got a little more powerful Wednesday with the city’s approval of an ordinance amending its vacation rental regulations.  City Council voted 4-0, with Councilman Mark Carnevale absent, to approve the revised ordinance, which — in addition to the permit application already required by the city — requires that vacation rental unit owners to get a letter from their homeowners association or other community association stipulating that they have informed the group of their intent to operate a vacation rental and that the governing association allows such residences in the neighborhood.   Read the article………….