With the rise of vacation rental sites, short-term rentals (rentals for less than 30 days) are a hot topic in Portland and throughout the world. Portland hosts headquarters for both Airbnb, and another up-and-coming juggernaut called Vacasa. Despite this, short-term rentals are a contested subject in the city. Many people, though, are still left wondering: “Can I turn my property into a short-term rental?”
"Let's face it. Us Americans like our space. We like big yards, multiple bedrooms with the option of a home office, a basement, and garage. However, there is a growing contingent of people that is bucking that trend and we decided to join them. We made a decision eight months ago to live tiny. Not because it was cheaper (because it wasn't), but because we believed in reducing the clutter and living simply."