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At press time, 499 Airbnb rentals were listed in Charlottesville, with an average price of $161 per night. AIRBNB.COM/GOOGLE MAPS

New rental regs: City doesn’t touch non-owner-occupied rentals

A list of rules and regulations are finally in place for Charlottesville homeowners who rent their houses to visitors through Airbnb and other homestay networks. At a September 8 City Council meeting, during which the ordinance was enacted by a 4-1 vote, non-owner-occupied rentals, like Stay Charlottesville, were not addressed, with the city’s promise to rule […]

Bernie Sanders, 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful, stopped by UVA for a brief interview. Photo courtesy of the University of Virginia's Miller Center

Bernie Sanders’ campaign trail stops in Charlottesville

Bernie Sanders, a Democratic candidate for the 2016 presidential race, addressed the economy, healthcare, foreign policy, environmental issues and student debt and tuition in his most recent stop in Charlottesville. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Doug Blackmon interviewed Sanders at UVA’s Miller Center September 14 for a taping of “American Forum.” Though just over 100 spectators were […]