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Some facts about short term-rentals in Galveston - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

October 30, 2014

Some facts about short term-rentals in Galveston

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:15 am

With some city leaders and candidates are still talking about restricting or banning short-term rentals in Galveston, its only logical that candidates and residents should be informed of the facts.

Fact — the Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees issued a resolution supporting short-term rentals, declaring they represent a significant portion of hotel occupancy taxes collected and are an important component of overall tourism on the island. Short-term rentals are a vital part of the island economy and they need to be supported.

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