Global news: Airbnb and short-term rentals in Vancouver on the rise

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December 14 | Global News | Tanya Beja

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Critics say the Airbnb numbers point to the need for all levels of government to get more involved.

“They need to respond constructively with new rental housing for people because we’re losing that rental housing for so many reasons Airbnb is just one of those reasons,” Eby said.

And without that rental housing, critics say Vancouver may be a welcome place for tourists, while tenants are forced to search elsewhere.

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