Washington Post Op Ed: Vacation rentals are not the cause of D.C.’s affordable housing shortage


June 10, 2017 / Comments (0)

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Blaming rentals for the District’s affordable housing problems is a thinly veiled attempt by the hotel lobby to make vacation rentals the scapegoat for a situation that has been developing for decades. The affordable housing crisis is more likely the result of stagnant wages for low-income earners and poor management of affordable housing initiatives such as the city’s Housing Production Trust Fund.Dia Michels

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