The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #01216

Submission Number:
01216
Commenter:
Jennifer Moralez
State:
North Carolina
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
Hello! I am ever so grateful to be a part of the Airbnb community for many reason but first and foremost it allows me to provide my two children with seperate bedrooms in a safe neighborhood. Allow me to elaborate. I am a 30 year old single mother of two children, Lydia whom is 8 and Kaleb whom is 10. I do not recieve child support thanks to my ex husband being spiteful and irresponsible so it's all on me to proved my kids with a safe home environment that I can afford. I price shopped In our neighborhood after the divorce and couldn't find anything in a safe in my neighborhood that I could afford with three bedrooms since I have been In nursing school for the last 3.5 years on a strict budget (I graduated may 1st).a friend of mine suggested that I find a nice place and rent it out on Airbnb when my ex husband has the kids. I was skeptical and thought it would be complicated but it's been a dream come true! We live in a nice neighborhood with a gorgeous house and my children don't have to relocate away from their school and friends. I couldn't have the life I have without Airbnb!