December 2, 2015
In San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles and elsewhere, the legacy of Airbnbs’ gold rush has been decidedly mixed. Airbnb is not merely a “community-driven hospitality company,” as its founders like to say, but also a catalyst for massive lawbreaking, a tax rogue and, tragically, an impetus for the eviction of longtime tenants, including the elderly, the disabled, children, even people with life-threatening illnesses….