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Trust us, there is a wealth of information out there. Below are just a few and if you want us to post a new one just send us an email (see Get Involved tab) with the link.

Want to know what investor owned short-term rentals really do to a neighborhood?:

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45083954

Example of how short-term rentals are impacting the housing market in Boise:

https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/business/article227107254.html

Do you really think venture capitalists care about the quality of life for Boise Residents?:

https://www.barrons.com/articles/airbnbs-ipo-is-coming-what-it-means-for-the-lodging-sector-51602102198

 

What will Boise look like if/when it has Portland's short-term rental problems?:

https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2018/08/80_percent_of_portland_airbnb-.html

Want an example of how short-term rentals are managed?

https://www.bendoregon.gov/government/departments/community-development/licenses-and-permits/short-term-rental-program

A small list of crimes and troubles documented:

https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/11/01/airbnb-properties-have-seen-their-share-of-crimes-and-other-troubles/

 

Want to see what happens when short-term rental investors put greed over customer service? CBC’s Marketplace investigated Airbnb, titled “When Airbnb goes wrong: Cancellations and covert listings”. Watch it on YouTube HERE.

Another example of short-term rentals impacting residents:

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/feb/20/soaring-rents-and-noisy-parties-how-airbnb-is-forcing-out-barcelona-locals

Search for "Airbnb negative impacts in ......... city" for yourself.