Challenge to Santa Barbara’s Short-term Rental Ban Survives

By Paul Gonzalez, News-Press Staff Writer

A lawsuit against Santa Barbara’s ban on short-term rentals can proceed, according to a ruling in Ventura County Superior Court.

At the same time, a motion by the city to strike the challenge by vacation-rental business owner Theo Kracke under a statute aimed at quashing malicious lawsuits was denied.

See the full article at or in the Tuesday, March 14, 2017 edition of the Santa Barbara News-Press.

Challenge to Santa Barbara's Short-term Rental Ban Survives


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