Rep. Arata co-sponsors bill to prevent municipalities from banning short-term rentals

The mayors of Portland and South Portland voiced their opposition Wednesday to a proposed bill that would block municipalities from prohibiting short-term rentals such as Airbnb.

But its sponsor defended the measure, saying Airbnb and other short-term rentals “are giving tourists a new way to look for a place to stay while visiting our great state.” Keep reading James McCarthy’s Mainebiz article