Host Compliance


Host Compliance’s software provides cities and counties a complete cloud-based software service andshort-term rental solution. With almost 250 local government clients, Host Compliance LLC is widely regardedas the thought leader in the short-term rental compliance monitoring and enforcement industry and theoverwhelming choice based on experience, product, service and support.

Host Compliance’s complete, affordable solution includes our unparalleled accuracy in identifying addressesand owners of short-term rentals advertising on dozens of platforms such as Airbnb and HomeAway, as wellas a customized online registration and tax collection portal that allows owners to comply with establishedordinances and successfully register the property and pay occupancy taxes as required. The softwareincreases short-term rental related tax revenues while decreasing short-term rental related problems and hashighly trained US-based customer service to assist local governments along every step of the way in theimplementation and use of the software. For municipalities that want to more efficiently manage nuisancecomplaints, a 24/7 complaint hotline, and portal for neighbors to report problems are also available.

Most recently, we merged with STR Helper, bringing on board their decades of combined personal experiencefrom serving as Mayors, County Managers, Tax Collectors and Code Enforcement Officers in communitiesfaced with the challenges created by the rapid rise of the sharing-economy and short-term vacation rentals.The combination of Host Compliance’s technical strengths with STR Helper’s decades of local governmentexperience, coupled with our merged knowledge and innovation from working with many of North America’slargest cities, helps us support each and every customer in using industry best practices and technologies.

Our deep expertise, our data-driven approach, and our focus on the end user has allowed Host Compliance todeliver proven, cost-effective and comprehensive STR compliance programs to close to 250 customers,ranging from major metropolitan areas to suburbs to popular tourist destinations to rural communities. HostCompliance empowers cities and counties to have more control over all aspects of short-term rentals andreduce administrative costs while increasing compliance rates with established ordinances.

Contract Info

Awarded Vendor:
Host Compliance

Contract Awarded:
Short Term Rental Compliance

Contract Number:

Lead Agency: 
Region 14 ESC

Contract Term:
3 year term, August 6, 2018 to August 31, 2021
*Option to renew for two (2) additional one (1) year periods.

Due Diligence

Request for Proposal:
RFP for Short Term Rental Compliance

Awarded Vendor Response:
Host Compliance's Response to RFP

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Award Letter:
Region 14 Award Letter

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Vendor Contact

Teresa Y. Ou
1037 NE 65th St #81158
Seattle, WA 98115
(617) 256-6627