Short-term rental boom disrupting peace in small communities, and some... [Globe and Mail]

"Every weekend, a new group of dozens of people arrives at the house next door to Jennifer Hierholzer’s. Once, it was a rowdy music video shoot. Another time, a wedding with 50 guests. The gatherings almost always involve noisy alcohol-related antics or screaming children.

It’s not what Ms. Hierholzer and her husband, Jurgen, signed up for when they purchased their beachfront property three years ago in Tiny, Ont. The house next door was sold shortly after they moved in, and it soon became a “ghost hotel” – a short-term rental property where guests are constantly cycling in and out and the owners are nowhere to be found."

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