HOA told to back off on short-term rental restrictions (CA)

The California Coastal Commission has ordered a homeowners association in Oxnard to rescind its recently passed regulation on short-term rentals and warned that the association could face hefty fines.  In an Aug. 26 letter sent to the Mandalay Shores Community Association, the coastal commission said the rule requiring homeowners to rent out their property for no fewer than 30 days constitutes a violation of the California Coastal Act. The coastal commission believes such restrictions limit the amount of overnight lodging options on the coast and limit public access to the beach.    Read the article…………..