The city of Big Bear will be releasing stats on who and what companies are causing the most issues. Big Bear VRA will be meeting weekly to discuss with each other. We will work together always identifying the cities worst 10 homes and eliminate those homes.
How much has the city raised the city budget. The city has created an entire department to administer vacation rentals. They now have a $1.8 million budget.
In the last two years, TOT for professional managed properties has gone up 34% and Rent by Owners has gone up 290%. We all have to work together to mitigate and attempt to eliminate any negative effects our industry has on the neighborhoods. Let us share how were doing :)
Here are the active STR permit numbers in the Big Bear area over the last five years:
2017 – 841
2018 – 1051
2019 – 1049
2020 – 1318
2021 – 1325 (active currently as of 08/02/21)