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D.C. Council approves limits on Airbnb rentals – Washington Times

October 02, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center

On October 2, 2018, Julia Airey at the Washington Times cited the D.C. Policy Center report “Taking Stock of the District’s Housing Stock: Capacity, Affordability, and Pressures on Family Housing.”

City officials and community advocates have long worried that while home-sharing exacerbates the city’s housing shortage, especially for families. Only 31 percent of the city’s housing 300,000 units are big enough to accommodate a family, according to a March 2018 study by the nonpartisan think tank D.C. Policy Center.

Read more at the Washington Times.


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