Rental Housing

Residential Rental Property


All leased or rental residential property in Coralville requires a permit and must be registered with the City of Coralville Housing Program.  

How to Register a Rental Property


To register a rental property, complete a Rental Housing Permit Application (see Resources below).

How to Renew a Rental Permit


All registered rental properties will receive a renewal notice with permit number during the month of November. Completed residential rental permit renewal applications and fees should be returned to the Coralville Building Department Office located at:
1512 7th St.
P.O. Box 5127
Coralville, IA 52241


Rental Inspections


Inspections of all rental units must be performed on a biannual basis. The City contacts the rental property owner to schedule the inspection.

Contact Us

  1. Dawn Stoddard
    Rental Housing Inspector
    Email

    1512 7th St.
    P.O. Box 5127
    Coralville, IA  52241

    Ph: 319.248.1720
    Fx: 319.248.1894

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Short Term Rental Property


The short term rental ordinance allows Coralville homeowners to apply for a permit to rent their property for less than 90 days at a time. Ordinance 2016-1018 went into effect on September 13, 2016.

What is a Short Term Rental?


A “short term rental” is any property rented for less than 90 continuous days. Short term rental properties require a Rental Housing Permit (see Resources below).

Requirements


Short term rentals of residential properties are allowed if:
  • The property has a valid rental housing permit with the City and has passed biannual rental inspection, and
  • The unit is owner-occupied, and
  • The owner is living on-site and is present the entire duration of the short term rental, and
  • The owner pays hotel/motel tax for the first 30 days of the short term rental.

Violations


Under State law, cities may fine a property owner in violation of the ordinance a maximum of:
  • $750 for first violation
  • $1,000 per day the violation continues

Report a Concern


Report suspected rental housing licensing violations at 319.248.1720, at www.coralville.org/letusknow, or use “Report a Concern” on the City of Coralville app.

Additional Information

  1. Resources
  2. Rental Permit Fees