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Old 06-12-2008, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Just Inside Loop 410
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my parents are just about ready to rent out 3 bedrooms in our house, and they were wondering if they needed a permit from the city. anyone know?
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Old 06-12-2008, 03:31 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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The city does have regulations about how many unrelated people can live in a residence designed for single family habitation. If this is a single family home in a residential neighborhood it's probably against city code.
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Old 06-12-2008, 07:56 PM
 
Location: NW San Antonio
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If youre going to do all that, be careful, cause you hit state stuff too, and you have to pay the taxes too. best to keep it on the low down. It will end up costing you more than you make if you dont.
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Old 06-12-2008, 10:06 PM
 
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Called Zoning. Normally it is not allowed in single family zoned areas but you best check with your city.
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Old 06-14-2008, 11:52 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Also, it may be against the neighborhood's deed restrictions (if they have them.)
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Old 06-14-2008, 11:55 AM
 
Location: NW San Antonio
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Some HOA's have problems with that.
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Old 06-14-2008, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Just Inside Loop 410
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Craigslist is packed with ads offering rooms, so it must not be that big of a deal.
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Old 06-14-2008, 02:23 PM
 
Location: SoCal-So Proud!
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Be careful. Those are usually just one room to rent out...not multiple.
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Old 06-14-2008, 05:17 PM
 
Location: A little suburb of Houston
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You can seriously lose your homestead exemption and any elderly exemptions that you have on your property tax. Better check this out carefully.
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