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STR deadline for SXSW is Feb. 28

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Mark Richardson

For Austin residents considering renting their home to visitors during South by Southwest, the deadline to acquire a short-term rental license is approaching. The city requires everyone who leases their property as a short-term rental to acquire a license through the Austin Code Department’s Short-Term Rental Licensing Program by Feb. 28. The Austin Code Department is encouraging the community to utilize social media for questions regarding short-term rentals. Experts are available to answer questions at Twitter handle @Austin_Code using hashtag #ATXSTR. For more information, visit

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