AirBnB and VRBOs: New Land Use Challenges


CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

Airbnb, VRBOs and other short-term rental companies have expanded throughout the years, and have caused great concerns along the way. Although these short-term companies help with economic growth, there have been issues surrounding city zoning restrictions, legal liabilities, rental laws, and more! In this program, we will be covering the various challenges that come with short-term rentals and how you can avoid running into some of these issues.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Short Term Rentals
•   Laws and Violation Enforcement
•   ADA and FHA Compliance
•   Landlord and Tenant Concerns

Date / Time: May 30, 2019

•   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
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Original Broadcast Date: June 21, 2018

Zachary Schorr, Esq. is an attorney who leads Schorr Law, APC an active real estate law firm in Los Angeles. Mr. Schorr founded Schorr Law, A Professional Corporation in the winter of 2005 with the goal of providing a firm with expertise in a highly focused subject matter that caters to its clients’ specific needs.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Schorr earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles. He later obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Davis’ School of Law (King Hall) where he was an active member of the moot court program. After law school, Mr. Schorr completed post-graduate legal tax classes at the University of San Diego School of Law. He also worked for the Clinton White House for Vice President Gore in the Community Empowerment Board helping develop policy for redeveloping inner cities through tax incentives. During law school, Mr. Schorr was a judicial extern for the Honorable Sabrina McKenna in the 22nd Division of the Hawaii Superior Court.

Mr. Schorr has received many prestigious awards during his years of practice, and is widely recognized in the media. In November 2012, he made a special appearance on the Dr. Phil Show where he was asked to comment on a real estate law matter. In June 2014, he also provided legal commentary in ABC’s Nightline. Most recently, in August 2016, Mr. Schorr was on ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir, also providing legal commentary on a real estate matter.

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Section I. Short-Term Rentals: Are They Commercial Properties?

Section II. What Leads to Lawsuits: Short-Terms Rental Ordinances

Section III. Short-Term Rental Law and Violation Enforcement

Section IV. Liability Considerations: Insurance Pitfalls

Section V. ADA and FHA Compliance

Section VI. Short-Term Rental Industry: Issues and Legal Side