Airbnb ban is a start – but won’t fix housing crisis on its own

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Airbnb ban is a start – but won’t fix housing crisis on its own


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Millennials fell hard for Airbnb. It meant that we could stay in other people’s homes when we travelled. It was cheaper and felt far more authentic than staying in some soulless hotel chain.

We saved on eating-out costs too and could shop for food in local markets and cook our own meals on holiday.

We congratulated ourselves on how wonderful it was but all the time we were the ones paying a very high and hidden price for our travel experiences.

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