Statement by Share Better in Response to Airbnb Data Whitewash

NEW YORK – The following statement can be attributed to Share Better, in response to Airbnb’s data whitewash.
“While Airbnb continues to dress up their data to fit their narrative, analyses by independent sources have shown incontrovertibly that a growing percentage of Airbnb’s revenue comes not from mom and pops, but rather from sophisticated and professional illegal hotel operators. By Airbnb’s own analysis they’re admitting most of their revenue comes from illegal home rentals that take precious housing units away from regular everyday New Yorkers. It’s gratifying to see Airbnb finally recognize they’re undermining affordable housing, and hopefully their next step will be to do something about it by kicking off known lawbreakers from their platform.”
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