Walton County residents speak out about short-term rentals

By Katie Bente
Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 7:22 PM EDT

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – It’s no secret short-term rentals have caused some issues, but it’s things many people living in residential communities never anticipated dealing with. County commissioners have been looking to regulate these rentals, even drafting a Short-Term Rental Ordinance. But, it was tabled at the last meeting until it could be re-written clarifying certain regulations.

When moving her family to a gated community, South Walton resident Valerie Knight never thought safety would end up being her biggest concern.

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