Paris city council member in charge of housing Ian Brossat wants to keep Paris affordable for middle-class French rather than see it overrun by the rich from abroad. Photo: AFPParis city council member in charge of housing Ian Brossat wants to keep Paris affordable for middle-class French rather than see it overrun by the rich from abroad. Photo: AFP
Paris city council member in charge of housing Ian Brossat wants to keep Paris affordable for middle-class French rather than see it overrun by the rich from abroad. Photo: AFP

Paris has been ‘Uberised’ by Airbnb, says council member who seeks to ban the rental site

With some 60,000 flats on offer in the city, Paris is the biggest market for Airbnb, which like other home-sharing platforms has come under increasing pressure from cities that claim it drives up rents for locals

Topic |   International Property
Paris city council member in charge of housing Ian Brossat wants to keep Paris affordable for middle-class French rather than see it overrun by the rich from abroad. Photo: AFPParis city council member in charge of housing Ian Brossat wants to keep Paris affordable for middle-class French rather than see it overrun by the rich from abroad. Photo: AFP
Paris city council member in charge of housing Ian Brossat wants to keep Paris affordable for middle-class French rather than see it overrun by the rich from abroad. Photo: AFP
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