South Portland isn’t the only community where year-round residents and long-term renters are feeling the impact. All across America and throughout many of the larger cities in the world neighbors are struggling to maintain and preserve the quality of life in residential neighborhoods. We are all in the same boat when it comes to the mass marketing and insurgence of Short-Term Rentals.
Here in South Portland:
Here are some links to articles describing the challenges
elsewhere in Maine and worldwide:
Airbnb sues Santa Monica over its short term rental ordinance (and, ultimately, loses):