Douglas R (2016) Berlin has banned homeowners from renting out flats on Airbnb — here’s why. The Conversation. 13.05.2016. https://theconversation.com/berlin-has-banned-homeowners-from-renting-out-flats-on-airbnb-heres-why-59204
First paragraph: Anyone planning a weekend getaway to Berlin may have received a nasty shock, when the city announced that it has banned residents from renting out their flats to tourists through Airbnb. The move comes as a result of acute housing shortages, unprecedented population growth and marked changes in Europe’s housing system.
cities; housing; tourism; Airbnb; rent controls