Ad Hoc Short Term Rental Committee
Ad Hoc Advisory 2021 Short Term Rental Committee
Survey Purpose:
The HPMA board recently formed an Ad-Hoc Committee to explore community sentiment around rentals at Hartstene Pointe. Your responses will help us gauge community support for keeping rules as they are or to recommend adjustments to existing rules or new rules to better manage guests of rental properties.
Survey 1 Results:
HPMA Short Term Rental Survey Results                                                                                              August 2021
Response Rate: n= 371
1.       What type of property do you own at the Pointe?  
(269/371) 72.40%
Island Home (72/371) 19.50%
Lot (34/370) 9.20%
Multiple Properties (13/370) 3.50%
2.       Do you currently rent one of more properties you own at the Pointe?
At least one long term (6+ months) (10/370) 2.70%
At least one short term (27/370) 7.30%
I do not rent my property (306/371) 82.40%
I intend to rent my property in future (33/370) 8.90%
3.       If you do not currently rent your property, are you planning to within the next year?
Yes, Long term basis (6+ months) (7/370) 1.90%
Yes, Short Term basis (44/370) 11.90%
No I do not plan to rent (292/371) 78.60%
4.       Do you believe Rental Properties impact the Hartstene Pointe Community?
Negative Impact (130/371) 34.90%
Positive Impact (30/370) 8.10%
Both Positive and Negative Impact (185/370) 50.00%
Do not impact (23/370) 6.20%
5.       What concerns do you have about Rental Properties at Hartstene Pointe?
Behavior/Rule Compliance (295/370) 79.50%
Gate Entry/Security (217/371) 58.40%
Fire Safety (195/371) 52.40
Other (114)
Overuse of resources/amenities
No respect/investment for community
Extra garbage
6.       What positive benefits do you believe rental properties provide at the Pointe?
A place for family/friends to stay (251/370) 67.80%
Potential owners try before buy (176/370) 47.60%
Financial benefits for property owners (207/370) 55.90%
Other (52)
None - no positive benefits
2nd home/use for guests
Investment/added income
Increases property values
7.       Have you ever had an issue with a Rental? 
Yes (144/371) 38.60%
No (218/371) 58.90%
Addl Information (145)
Not following rules
Smoking - common area/trails
Dogs barking
Dogs off lease
Piggy backing at gate/unauthorized use
Dog poop not picked up
Not putting out beach fires
8.       If So, did you contact Patrol?         
Yes (78/371) 20.80%
No (101/370) 27.30%
9.       What other additional comments do you have on this topic?
110 owner comments:         
Owner to enforce rules/renters to follow rules
Limit number of rentals
Support for Short Term Rentals at Pointe
HP is not a resort
Running rental as a business
Guest registration online/in the office
Piggy backing in the gate
Guidelines for rentals
Opportunities for others to enjoy Pointe
Renters support local business
Limit amount of time for renters to use amenities
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Friday Sept 24:  2pm - 3pm
Deep dive survey one data and begin to discuss next steps
Friday Oct 1:     2pm - 3pm
Solidify next steps in preparation for Oct BOD meeting (Oct 7)
Friday Oct 21:   2pm -3pm
Review action items and craft survey 2 
Friday Nov 5


Committee Members:
Sheryl Hughey. Chair
Dan Hrehov
Liz Wolk
David Fawcett
Vicki Patterson
Pam Lynn