Portland Laws Get Tough on AirBnB Hosts

Real Estate
Disclaimer: author is not an attorney and the following is an editorial opinion article and should not be construed as legal or property management advice. Portland Puts The Squeeze on AirBnB Hosts Portland lawmakers say that these new rules will help free up rentals to long-term residents by taking them off of the vacation-rental market. While there certainly are some property owners who have turned normal single family dwellings into de facto hotels taking away from normal rental opportunities, these situations appear to be less common. Many feel that AirBnB is simply an efficient and reasonable way for people to get some much-needed extra money to help offset the high cost of living in our city. According to Willamette Week, hosts renting out spaces without a permit would face fines…
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