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Home sharing: There goes the neighbourhood

/ Owner - January 9, 2017

When French authorities published new population figures for Paris last week, showing a drop of nearly 14,000 residents, politicians and bureaucrats were quick to identify the cause.  It wasn’t the threat of terrorism. It wasn’t high rents or taxes. It was Airbnb.  Despite a ferocious effort by the current and previous administration at city hall to draw families back to the urban core, most central Parisian neighbourhoods lost residents between 2009 and 2014, a period that preceded the wave of terror that hit the city beginning in 2015.     Read the article………….

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