More Buenos Aires Blocks Zoned For Left-Side Street Parking

Record sales of new cars this year in Argentina means two things in Buenos Aires: more traffic and fewer places to park. In an ongoing effort to free up curbside parking spaces, the City of Buenos Aires will allow parking on the left-hand side of 489 city blocks in Belgrano, Coghlan, Colegiales, Floresta, Palermo, Villa Urquiza and Villa Ortuzar. The …

New Hotel-Friendly Law Gets Tough On Short-Term Rentals

Buenos Aires hotels have been losing ground and guests to owners of short-term apartment rentals ever since the 2001 financial crisis, but new legislation approved this week seeks to clamp down on alquileres temporarios and dramatically stem the turista tide. The new law will require those who own and rent four or more Buenos Aires short-term rental properties to, among other things, add …