In recent developments we see the sharp divide in opinions short-term rentals are creating across the country.

New York City
In New York City there is full-court pressure on the largest entities involved in short-term rentals, with recent subpoenas being issued.
CNN: Airbnb subpoenaed by New York City for data on listings
Additional Information: AirBnB Response to NYC:

By contrast, Maine’s Legislature is evaluating LD 209, a bill that would prohibit municipalities from banning short-term rentals within their communities.
MaineWire: Home sharing should never be a crime in Maine
Legislation Text: LD 209 Text