AirB&B type rentals blocked to protect property values

A “loophole” in the Franklin County Water District’s Rules and Regulations was closed to continue the district’s policy of protecting property values by blocking short term rentals of district property.

The loophole was discovered when AirB&B type listings were found to include local “lease back properties” that are owned by the Franklin County Water District. To read the rest of the this story, see the September 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.