The Airbnb solution to homeless crisis

The sharing economy holds a solution to the capacity crisis in accommodation

22nd August, 2015

This was the week that Airbnb nearly broke us. With guests arriving this weekend, I took Monday morning off to put up a curtain rail. My other half came home that evening and asked the children how it had gone.

“Daddy made a hole in the wall,” said the youngest. “And then he went round to Don’s (hardware) to get something to fill it.” The rail got up eventually. I fixed a long-broken door handle....

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