January 3, 2017
The Dec. 29 editorial “A neighborly approach” urged D.C. leaders to avoid heavily regulating short-term rental companies such as Airbnb. This disregards the dramatic effect short-term rentals are having on D.C. families, particularly those struggling to find affordable housing. Perhaps the editorial board should have consulted the Dec. 24 Metro article “Spike in D.C. families crushed by rent” before urging our elected officials to give this $30 billion company free rein to drive more working families from our city….
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/airbnb-is-a-good-thing-it-should-be-regulated-anyway/2017/01/03/6a5b561c-d104-11e6-9651-54a0154cf5b3_story.html?utm_term=.a72982bb55c1