Policy roundtable 11: Housing, gentrification and tourism

Speculation on the housing market is a problem in cities across the world. Rents are rising and residents are being pushed out of their neighbourhoods. The increasing use of housing stock for short-term tourist rentals is making this even worse in many cities. How can we guarantee the right to housing in the age of Airbnb?

Speakers
Paula Marques
, Councilor for Housing and Urban Development, Lisbon
Andrej Holm, Professor at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Vanesa Valiño, Advisor of the Housing Department, Barcelona City Council
Rocío Novello, Ciudad Futura, Rosario
Loïc Géronnez, Community Land Trust Brussels
Ritchie Torres, Deputy Leader, New York City Council
Chloe Eudaly, Commissioner, Portland City Council, Oregon

 

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