August 13, 2016
Online home rental sites such as Airbnb might be good for travelers, but many cities complain that they drive up prices and take away housing for residents. Berlin recently banned short-term rentals. Barcelona’s mayor plans to stop people from letting out their homes on websites without a license. Airbnb’s No. 1 destination is Paris. And that city’s trying to strike a balance. NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley sends this report….