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By Dana Schulz, Sat, November 15, 2014

Airbnb, Housing, Tourism, Hotel
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City Living, Features, Hotels, Policy

Airbnb, Housing, Tourism, Hotel

Photo courtesy of Airbnb via Facebook.

Controversial room-sharing startup Airbnb, one of the most visible players in what is being called the “sharing economy,” has recently awakened the innovation vs. regulation argument in all the usual ways–and a few new ones, including the accusation that these short-term rentals are depleting the already-scarce affordable housing stock in pricey metro areas like San Francisco and New York City.

What the latest data reveals–and what’s being done about it

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a marble bowl by Earnest Studio

Images: Marble Bowl by Earnest Studio (left), hotel rendering (right)

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