Mini Poll Results

Just Visiting?

Do you think St. Louis residents should be permitted to rent rooms in their homes for a few days at a time to strangers, or should this practice be banned?
  • 66%
    Permit it
  • 15%
    Ban it
  • 19%
    Pay no attention to it
Does it make a difference to you if the owner of the property is present?
  • 36%
    Yes, I am more inclined to support it
  • 53%
    No, it makes no difference, I support it, regardless
  • 11%
    No, it makes no difference, I oppose it, regardless
Does it make a difference to you if there are no available hotel rooms?
  • 18%
    Yes
  • 82%
    No
Should the hosts of home-sharing places be required to register, have a business license, and pay transient occupancy taxes?
  • 41%
    Yes
  • 59%
    No
Do you personally know anyone in your own neighborhood who rents short-term rooms to strangers?
  • 20%
    Yes
  • 80%
    No
Have you ever used a home-sharing website or service to find a place in a private home to stay in another city?
  • 43%
    Yes
  • 57%
    No
Have you ever used a home-sharing website to rent your home or a room in your home to a stranger?
  • 3%
    Yes
  • 97%
    No
Does your lease, condo agreement, or neighborhood association rules currently prohibit you from sub-letting your home, apartment, or condo?
  • 15%
    Yes
  • 45%
    No
  • 41%
    I don’t know
Does your homeowners or renters insurance currently prohibit you from sub-letting your home, apartment, or condo?
  • 11%
    Yes
  • 23%
    No
  • 66%
    I don’t know