Genesee County, NY
When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it is important for you to understand the laws in your area. We recommend that you do your own research as this article isn’t fully comprehensive and, as a platform and online marketplace, we do not provide legal or tax advice. Nonetheless, we want to provide resources that may help you better understand the laws and regulations in Genesee County. This list is not exhaustive, but it may give you a good start in understanding your local laws.
If you have questions, you can visit the County's website, or contact the County Treasurer’s office at (585) 815-7803, or consult a local lawyer or tax professional.Airbnb isn’t responsible for the reliability or correctness of the information contained in any links to third party sites. Please check each source and make sure that the information provided hasn’t recently changed.
Pursuant to Local Law #6 of 2021 any facility providing lodging on an overnight basis for greater than 14 days during any calendar year is required to register with the Genesee County Treasurer and collect bed tax as outlined in the local law. Please refer to the links below for a copy of the local law, the application for a certificate of authority, and the quarterly return form.
Other contracts and rules
It's also important to understand and abide by other contracts or rules that bind you, such as leases, condo board or co-op rules, HOA rules, or rules established by tenant organizations. Please read your lease agreement and check with your landlord if applicable.
Our commitment to your community
We are committed to working with local officials to clarify how local rules impact the community. We will continue to advocate for changes that will enable people to rent out their homes.