42A-3. Application; exemptions.

(a) The provisions of this Chapter shall apply to any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other business entity who acts as a landlord or real estate broker engaged in the rental or management of residential property for vacation rental as defined in this Chapter. The provisions of G.S. 160A-424 and G.S. 153A-364 shall apply to properties covered under this Chapter.

(b) The provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to:

(1) Lodging provided by hotels, motels, tourist camps, and other places subject to regulation under Chapter 72 of the General Statutes.

(2) Rentals to persons temporarily renting a dwelling unit when traveling away from their primary residence for business or employment purposes.

(3) Rentals to persons having no other place of primary residence.

(4) Rentals for which no more than nominal consideration is given. (1999-420, s. 1; 2019-73, s. 1.)