JOHN RIORDAN HOUSE
A rental in Jerome, Arizona

Media Coverage

Signing of SB 1350 at the State Capital                                                        Governor Ducey, Senator Debbie Lesko, Glenn Odegard
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 Governor Ducey Signs SB1350:  "makes Arizona the most property friendly state in the union"
http://azbigmedia.com/ab/ducey-signs-bill-protecting-airbnb-vrbo-renter

GENERATION OPPORTUNITY:     "Life long dream ended when the the town threatened.."
http://opportunitylives.com/why-are-local-governments-so-afraid-of-airbnb-and-home-sharing/

Arizona Daily Independent
:  
   "..first law in the country ensures property use..."
https://arizonadailyindependent.com/2016/05/13/bill-protecting-right-to-rent-out-home-through-vacation-websites-signed/

Arizona Daily Sun    
.."said he got all the necessary permits from the city..."
 http://azdailysun.com/news/local/ducey-signs-vacation-home-bill/article_fe8abf61-2c8f-50dd-adf9-81adebe99e72.html

GENERATION 
OPPORTUNITY  
 " first bill of it's kind in the country"
http://blog.generationopportunity.org/articles/2016/05/17/arizona-to-stop-penalizing-residents-for-renting-out-homes-on-airbnb/

US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT:  "..town officials changed their minds.."
http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2016-07-21/using-airbnb-shouldnt-make-homeowners-outlaws

KTAR: Resolves Jerome lawsuit    
"
SB1350 makes the suit no longer relevant"
http://ktar.com/story/1120012/arizona-airbnb-laws-passing-resolves-homeowner-suit-in-jerome/

Southern Arizona News Examiner:  “Property owners can now be assured that the use of our own buildings will no longer be subject to any potential political change that may affect laws in local jurisdictions."
http://soaznewsx.com/lawsuit-against-town-of-jerome-resolved-with-signing-of-sb-1350/

Cato Institute:  "transformed it from a hazard to historic beauty"
http://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/serials/files/regulation/2016/9/regulation-v39n3-3.pdf


Verde News:  
    "It's law: Local government can't prohibit vacation rentals."
http://verdenews.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1190&ArticleID=70443

White Mountain Central: 
"new law ..protects..future homeowners.."
http://www.wmicentral.com/business/business_news/bill-protects-right-to-rent-out-home-through-websites/article_8221bbdc-2372-11e6-87da-1f567b006639.html

KJZZ 91.5 FM National Public Radio:
    "law effectively settles lawsuit...
"

http://kjzz.org/content/346047/law-bans-arizona-towns-enacting-restrictions-vacation-rental-websites

Prescott Daily Courier:  "city council change its mind and declare that was not permitted"
http://www.dcourier.com/news/2016/may/13/law-clears-way-vacation-rentals/

VRMA, Washington D.C.  "places Arizona in the forefront... of the marketplace"
http://www.vrma.com/blog_home.asp?Display=244

P
BS    CRONKITE NEWS:
  "renovating a historic home in Jerome ..vacant for more than a half century."
https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2016/03/30/bill-could-keep-cities-from-banning-short-term-rentals/

AZ Central, The Arizona Republic
 
“The fact the (house) itself is historic, Jerome is historic, people really enjoy that throwback life.”

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2016/03/30/arizona-bill-could-keep-cities-banning-airbnb-type-rentals/82435668/

KJZZ  91.5 FM National Public Radio Phoenix 
  
"checked the town code and the zoning ordinance to make sure such a rental was legal."

 
http://kjzz.org/content/195764/town-jerome-sued-short-term-vacation-rental-owners-over-zoning-dispute

AZ Central, The Arizona Republic 
"encouraging the free enterprise, hard work and responsible stewardship"

http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2016/04/25/home-sharing-air-bnb/83054698/

CBS 5 KPHO Phoenix:
 
  "I literally have my blood and sweat into it, if I get shut down I will have tears in it."

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CHANNEL 12 KPNX Phoenix:
 http://www.12news.com/story/news/local/arizona/2015/05/14/jerome-home-owners-fight-to-keep-rental-businesses/27342141/
So, we’ll continue to point our readers to interesting things happening around our state — and the John Riordan House certainly fits that description. - See more at: http://www.arizonahighways.com/blog/vacation-rentals-fuel-controversy-jerome#sthash.z4lRWWZx.dpuf

KJZZ 91.5 FM National Public Radio Phoenix:  "had done everything to the letter of the law,"
http://kjzz.org/content/140249/town-jerome-wants-ban-short-term-vacation-rentals

Arizona Law Review  "Jerome would be better off avoiding these heavy handed measures.."
http://arizonalawreview.org/hej-not-hej-da-regulating-airbnb-in-the-new-age-of-arizona-vacation-rentals/

The Arizona Republic  Opinion page: "They saved homes, then rules changed":
http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2015/07/01/jerome-vacation-rentals/29570571/

Cato Institute  "..Jerome...resuscitating a home that had been abandoned for 60 years.."
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/property-ownership-fairness-act-protecting-property-rights

ARIZONA HIGHWAYS blog:  

"We will continue to point our readers to interesting things around our state - and The John Riordan House certainly fits that description." 
 http://www.arizonahighways.com/blog/vacation-rentals-fuel-controversy-jerome


KTAR 96.3 PHOENIX:
  "town council has announced a ban..short term vacation rentals."
http://ktar.com/story/446236/homeowners-in-jerome-upset-about-ban-on-short-term-vacation-rentals/

ARIZONA HIGHWAYS  blog: 
"communicated with town officials multiple times and even obtained a business license "
http://azhighways.com/?q=blog/lawsuit-filed-jerome-vacation-rentals-dispute#comment-fo

GOLDWATER INSTITUTE: 
"even though Jerome hasn't passed any laws banning vacation rentals.
"

http://www.goldwaterinstitute.org/en/work/topics/constitutional-rights/property-rights/case/jerome-vacation-rentals/

KFMB 760 AM San Diego:      hour 1
 
http://www.760kfmb.com/story/29192204/the-government-must-pay-you-for-your-property-rights

Ricochet: conservative, conversation and community 
"lovingly restored the dilapidated house to its original historic condition
"
https://ricochet.com/property-ownership-fairness-act-protecting-property-rights/

GOLDWATER INSTITUTE:
  "Town officials decreed he could no longer use his home..."

http://goldwaterinstitute.org/en/work/topics/constitutional-rights/property-rights/the-property-ownership-fairness-act-protecting-pri/

Libertarianism.org 
"he was an entrepreneur.. to restore it to its original historic condition to people who visit Jerome."

http://www.libertarianism.org/media/free-thoughts/why-property-rights-matter

Verde Independent  "the term vacation rental is absent in existing Jerome zoning laws and has been open to interpretation."
http://verdenews.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&ArticleID=67296

Snell and Wilmer: 
"ordinance requires residential use..then short-term rentals likely comply with the law
"
http://www.swlaw.com/blog/real-estate-litigation/2015/07/09/are-short-term-vacation-rentals-legal/

ATLAS RECORD:   "SHARING ECONOMY VICTORY IN TENNESSEE"
https://www.atlasnetwork.org/news/article/sharing-economy-victory-for-airbnb-advertising-in-tennessee

GOLDWATER INSTITUTE 
"transforming the home from a health hazard into a historic beauty
"
http://goldwaterinstitute.org/en/work/topics/constitutional-rights/property-rights/tourist-trap-rental-property-no-vacation-for-owner/

DES MOINES REGISTER:   "to shut down your business three years later is not constitutional"
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/arizona/2015/05/14/jerome-home-owners-fight-to-keep-rental-businesses/27342141/

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