Atlanta is one of many cities considering enacting short term rental rules. Short term rental regulation presents much controversy in this area as there have been many reports of misuse in rentals. Atlanta officials state Short term rentals are banned in single-family residential areas; however, enforcement is an issue as there are no current laws permitting them on record to date. Officials are currently analyzing whether to ban them or turn a profit by regulating and taxing, as well as requiring a permit/license to operate a STVR.