Data Shows That Airbnb Listings Are Contributing to Further NYC Gentrification

Aaliyah Selene
Mar 29 · 7 min read

Airbnb listings in gentrifying New York City neighborhoods are causing higher rent and further gentrification, displacing residents and attracting wealthier ones.

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It’s a story many New Yorkers are familiar with. After years of eating at their favorite mom-and-pop restaurant or grabbing a coffee at their local bodega, it’s…