Oregon debates rules on short-term rentals

Oregon debates rules on short-term rentals

Portland wants to ease restrictions on short-term lodgers as long as they agree to pay a permit fee and collect lodging taxes.

Portland has taken a complaint-driven approach to policing short-term rentals, and a cursory search of city records suggests the number of cases annually is in the dozens. Most are resolved simply by sending a notice, said Mike Liefeld, whom manages enforcement for the Bureau of Development Services.   

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