Looking ahead: The importance of home rule is so very apparent in discussions regarding the regulation of vacation rentals. Local regulation enables municipal governments to balance the objectives of vacation rental owners with the concerns of neighbors. Local officials, who best understand the unique issues in their cities, are charged with the responsibility of deciding what works best within their city. A one-size-fits-all approach does not work for vacation rentals. Municipal leaders must have the flexibility to do what is right for their residents. Read