Policy roundtable 11: Housing, gentrification and tourism
Speculation on the housing market is a problem in cities across the world. Rents are rising and residents are being pushed out of their neighbourhoods. The increasing use of housing stock for short-term tourist rentals is making this even worse in many cities. How can we guarantee the right to housing in the age of Airbnb?
Paula Marques, Councilor for Housing and Urban Development, Lisbon Andrej Holm, Professor at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin Vanesa Valiño, Advisor of the Housing Department, Barcelona City Council Rocío Novello, Ciudad Futura, Rosario Loïc Géronnez, Community Land Trust Brussels Ritchie Torres, Deputy Leader, New York City Council Chloe Eudaly, Commissioner, Portland City Council, Oregon