Is Airbnb All Bad?
By Catherine Velarde. Airbnb has long been the subject of controversy, with critics arguing that its proliferation in major cities has contributed to increased home prices, soaring rents, and the displacement of residents. In Texas, Austin is Airbnb’s largest market (accounting for 30% of guest arrivals in 2017), followed by Houston and Dallas. The challenges associated with Airbnb have led local governments to enact new policies- Austin’s City Council voted to make short-ter