Local Communities & Airbnb
Why don’t local government or local communities set up Airbnb locations, whose generated income gets pumped back into the immediate area?
I do not intend or foresee this being a solution to any housing crises, but more of a conflict resolution where local areas end up utilizing certain new developments in society to enhance their areas without feeling disconnected and without control.
- Results in alternative income for the neighborhood outside of direct local government initiatives.
- Local communities vote on how to allocate this money back into the area, and can then build better public amenities and fund local initiatives like: food gardens, co-ops, local artist grants, co-working spaces, etc.
- Money doesn’t leave the community as it currently does when individuals run Airbnbs.
- Incentive to keep local water, air, attractions, infrastructure in good order.
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