Survey Says: Airbnb Is Great! (Until the Neighbors Start Doing It)

The “not in my backyard” crowd has a thing or two to say to their room-renting neighbors.

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When it comes to Airbnb, the room-rental hotel alternative, a new survey by travel industry website Skift shows that Americans are, by and large, fans of the service. That is, with one notable exception. A considerable portion of people in favor of renting out rooms to strangers are decidedly less enthusiastic when the room in question is in their own neighborhood.

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