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?”
If you are a landlord then there is a strong likelihood that at some point in your ownership tenure that a tenant will have a service animal. It is important for you to know the rules around service animals and how they differ from pets.
I am writing this update on a beautiful fall morning in Portland. This in and of itself is a monumental occasion because I am not rushing to go show an apartment, fix a leaking toilet, or reconcile our trust accounts. For the first time ever, I have the ability to sit down and communicate with you about our company: how we got started, where we are at now, and where we are going in the near future.
Don't be caught off guard when a roommate decide to leave. This isn't the end of the world and it is good to be able to have a consistent policy upfront correctly up front so that you are not caught off guard.