January 3, 2017
Airbnb has been blamed for a marked reduction in the population of Paris, which is the website’s most popular city with 60,000 listings in 2015, up from 4,000 in 2012. The number of people living in the French capital between 2009 and 2014 fell from 2,234,105 to 2,220,445, a total drop of 13,660 people, according to research published in French daily Le Parisien on Tuesday. Mayors of Paris’s affected arrondissements put the blame squarely on Airbnb….
Source: http://www.france24.com/en/20170103-paris-population-fall-blamed-airbnb