About The Campaign

We are a nationwide group of neighbors, community activists and elected officials who have a unique perspective on the so-called “sharing economy” and Airbnb in our neighborhoods.

Far from being a harmless service where residents can share their homes with tourists, Airbnb enables tenants to break the law and potentially violate their leases, it exacerbates the affordable housing crisis in our neighborhoods, and it poses serious public safety concerns for Airbnb guests, hosts and their neighbors.

We created this online community to share our Airbnb experiences an hope you will do the same. We will also offer useful information about Airbnb and the so-called “sharing economy,” and encourage you to join our coalition so that we can all share better.

ShareBetter Coalition’s first TV ad: Knock it off. The ad features the story of Audrey Smaltz, a real tenant talking about the dangers that illegal hotels pose to New York City tenants and affordable housing.

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