The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #00679

Submission Number:
00679
Commenter:
John Rowe
State:
Maryland
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
Airbnb is a vehicle that enables a retired couple, like my wife and me, to live much more comfortably. The Washington, DC suburbs are a very high cost of living area and it is difficult to scrape by on only a pension. Occasional rental income through Airbnb makes a huge difference for us.