The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #01940

Submission Number:
01940
Commenter:
Thelma Larbi
State:
New York
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
The number one problem facing New Yorkers is skyrocketing rents. Regular families can't afford to live here anymore and airbnb and sites like it are making the situation even worse by letting apartments that are meant for regular New Yorkers be rented out like hotels and at the same cost.