BY NICK BARBARO, FRI., DEC. 11, 2015

The Austin Chronicle

The city Planning Commission on Tuesday night sent the strongest possible message to City Council with their recommendations regarding short-term rental regulations. After surprisingly concordant discussion, the PC voted unanimously (!) to recommend not just the full slate of recommended code revisions to tighten regulation of Type 2 (commercial) STRs, but also a commitment to phasing STR 2s out of residential areas altogether within five years.

http://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2015-12-11/public-notice-a-failed-experiment/