San Jose Airbnb / Short Term Rental Regulations

San Jose Airbnb & Short-Term Rental Regulations are important to any investor or host thinking about starting a short-term rental property. We've pulled together data and information from government and other sources to make it easier for you to not just see the regulation and ordinances on short-term rentals, but also get an overview of the short-term rental activity and potential, real estate prices and trends, and population size and growth.

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Basic City Demographics
Population Size
1030119
Population Trend
8.9
%
Type
Urban
Airbnb / Short Term Rental Regulation Summary

In San Jose, short term rentals are regulated by the zoning code requirements for “incidental transient occupancy.” The right to offer incidental transient occupancy is reserved for hosts who occupy the property for at least 60 consecutive days with the intent to establish it as their primary residence. If the host is present, short term rentals are allowed up to a maximum of 3 guests in single-family homes and only 2 guests in multifamily dwellings. There is no cap on the annual number of nights a host can book short term rentals if they are present. When the host is not present, annual bookings are capped at 180 days and the maximum number of guests is 2 per studio, 3 per one-bedroom unit, and 2 per bedroom for larger units, up to an absolute max of 10 guests regardless of number of bedrooms.

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Is Airbnb / Short Term Rental Legal for Non-Owner Occupied Property?

Yes

BuildYourBnb Market Rating
Neutral
Data Source: Wikipedia, Rented.com, Local government websites
aIRBNB / shORT tERM rENTAL DATA
Basic Airbnb / Short Term Rental Market Data
No. of STR Listings
2594
Average Daily Rate
$
190
Average Occupancy Rate
77
%
Average Monthly Revenue
$
2800
Recent News Related to Airbnb / Short Term Rental

Nothing recent

Data Source: AirDNA.co
Real Estate Market Data
Real Estate Market Data
Median Sale
Price Index
$
948800
4-Bed Median Rental
Price Index
$
4000
Appreciation Over
Last 12 Months
-1.47
%
Appreciation Over
Last 2 Years
14.82
%
Appreciation Over
Last 5 Years
47.25
%
Average Market
Rent
$
3249
Data Source: Zillow, NeibourhoodScout.com

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