The housing crisis continues to spiral and inflation reached a 40-year high this summer. Some say short-term rentals aren’t helping.
By Andrew Williams
Published August 30, 2022 • Updated on August 30, 2022 at 9:51 am
With U.S. cities facing clear housing shortages, homes being used as short-term rentals on Airbnb and other platforms are drawing renewed scrutiny from residents and activists pushing cities to consider new regulations.
Data and maps of available listings gives a view of just how much those Airbnbs and other short-term rentals could be impacting neighborhood housing, even if it is widely acknowledged that it is not the only factor in the crunch.