Short-term rentals

After an emotionally-charged city council meeting, South Portland is set to either repeal a second version of its short-term rental ordinance or send it to voters in November.

Short-Term Rentals

Feb 3, 2017

Many Maine cities and towns are grappling with the growth of the short-term rental market - think AirBNB and VRBO - and whether to create ordinances regulating it.


John Root, Code Enforcement Officer for Rockland

Steve Hewins with the Maine Innkeepers Association

Melba Gunnison with Cottage Connection; she has been doing short-term rentals since 1999