Tag: Housing

City slow to enforce misshapen Airbnb ban

It may be good that Chattanooga city government is bureaucratically slow in getting into gear its surveillance of the short-term vacation rental market. Donna Williams of the mayor’s economic and community development office has the …

Rules kink pretended ‘affordable housing’ goal

Building code guru Chris Long, a Chattanooga architectural consultant who ran for mayor, says affordable housing cannot be attained because costly building rules and the city’s social experiment keep the poor out of the city center …