Last updated: November 21, 2022

Short-Term Rental Industry Leaders Launch New Product Offering for Local Governments in Arizona

First-of-its-kind collaboration ensures local governments have all the tools they need to leverage S.B. 1168
Posted by Karl Pawlewicz
State House and Liberty Bell Front Lawn Arizona Capital Building Phoenix

Austin, TX, November 21, 2022 – GovOS, the leading provider of digital transformation solutions for local governments, today announced a strategic partnership with Rent Responsibly, NoiseAware, and Breezeway to provide local governments in Arizona with enhanced services for taking a holistic approach to short-term rentals (STRs). This partnership is a first-of-its-kind in the STR market and combines technology, community education and building, and best practices. It was forged in response to S.B. 1168, which outlines tools and tactics local governments can now use to build a complete STR program.

“When technology, the short-term rental community, and governments all come together, we move the entire vacation rental industry forward,” said Anna Vaughn, Senior Vice President of Partners, GovOS. “We truly believe responsible vacation rentals can contribute to thriving communities while mediating the impacts related to health, safety and quality of life. This partnership underscores our commitment to serving local governments and increasing stakeholder collaboration. We’re excited to provide this unique offering alongside our partners Rent Responsibly, NoiseAware, and Breezeway, and we look forward to what this can do for governments in Arizona and beyond.”

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Local governments in Arizona can utilize the full range of features in this partnership by purchasing and implementing the GovOS STR Solution, an end-to-end system for identification, registration, compliance, communication, and complaint monitoring. Once governments are live with the GovOS STR Solution, they will have access to the following capabilities:

  • Rent Responsibly – Rent Responsibly will help drive higher compliance rates by opening communication channels with STR owners, supporting compliance campaigns and good neighbor education.
  • NoiseAware – Local governments can offer STR owners a discount on services specifically designed to protect community quality of life and drive higher compliance adoption.
  • Breezeway – Local governments can provide STR owners with discounted property care and safety services to ensure responsible renting.
  • STR Ordinance Consultation Services – Local governments will get a free two-hour consultation to discuss best practices for the community’s local ordinance.

Local governments interested in accessing this offering should visit for more information.

About GovOS

GovOS is a leading provider of transaction and compliance software for state and local governments to streamline property, licensing, and tax interactions with businesses and citizens. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, GovOS serves more than 800 government agencies across the United States. With the company’s secure suite of cloud-based solutions, governments can maximize revenue, increase compliance, reduce costs, and meet constituent demand for modern, self-service transaction and payment services. In 2024, GovOS was named to the GovTech 100 list by Government Technology for the second time.

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About Rent Responsibly

Founded in 2019, Rent Responsibly is the community-building and education platform for short-term rental owners, hosts, and managers. Rent Responsibly’s mission is to empower short-term rental communities to collaborate and further responsible renting for the benefit of people, places, and planet. Learn more at

About NoiseAware

Developed by a rental property owner in 2015, NoiseAware was the first to enter the market with a solution to the number one signal of potential property damage – noise. The NoiseAware privacy-safe smart noise helps create responsible guests, good neighbors, and community harmony. To learn more, visit

About Breezeway

Breezeway’s property care, safety, and messaging apps help thousands of vacation rental hosts and hospitality managers automate operations, drive quality, and elevate the experience at every property. Created by the founding team of FlipKey (acquired by TripAdvisor), Breezeway is purpose-built to coordinate complex work and deliver homes that are perfectly prepared to specific standards.

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