Local Communities & Airbnb



Thought:
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.

Benefits:

Difficulties:

Smaller details:
The Airbnbs could be designed/decorated by local talent, as well as showcase local artist’s work inside the units which can all be purchased.
Craft experiences that immerse the visitor in the local community.

Extra reading:
http://crosscut.com/2017/06/homelessness-housing-crisis-seattle-vienna-solution/

http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/neighbors-got-together-buy-vacant-buildings-renting-bike-shop-brewer

http://urbaninnovation21.org/

http://ceal.eu/

 
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