Affordable Housing and the Short-Term Rental Economy

Liza Rogers, Founder of WREN, was recently published in the Sunshine Coast Business Magazine, Fall 2018 Issue.

There’s much conversation globally about the home sharing economy and lack of affordable housing.  Housing advocates around the world in busy urban centres argue that Airbnb and similar online platforms for the home sharing economy are adding significantly to the lack of affordable housing.  In BC, where housing is the hottest topic, leaders at all levels are trying to figure out this new economy and its impact.  How do we balance tourism, affordable housing, workforce housing, and the impact that all of this is having on the homeless, homeowners, renters, developers and more?

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