008: Airbnb And The Global Housing Crisis


Ben and Jon discuss the impact of AirBnB on cities around the world, how some cities are responding, and the broader implications on both urban housing policy and travel markets.

Listen to this Episode and Learn:

  • The difficulties AirBnB creates for cities

  • Possible fixes for problems with AirBnB

  • Other factors that impact housing crises

Mentioned in the Episode:



Citylab Article on Barcelona and AirBnB




Housing exchanges

London Green Belt

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