Airbnb.com is like vrbo.com but has many advantages as explained in the two links below. Unfortunately, it's under assault by several municipalities that want to shut it down, most immediately, New York City. The petition link below will lets you sign a petition to support the continuation of Airbnb.
Advantages of Airbnb Link 1: http://edctips.blogspot.com/2013/07/airbnb.html
Advantages of Airbnb Link 2: http://edctips.blogspot.com/2013/04/airbnb.html
Petition Link: http://tinyurl.com/n9jd3zf