Posted on Monday, June, 26th, 2017 in Newsroom.
The Brooklyn Movement Center, a community-organizing group dedicated to self-determination and empowerment of central Brooklynites, has combined data, analytics and investigative journalism to highlight how Airbnb is changing the BK landscape. The Root decided to use BMC’s data and resources to figure out how Airbnb has bleached Brooklyn.
Most of our data came from a report for Brooklyn Deep (BMC’s investigative reporting arm) by InsideAirbnb’s Murray Cox titled, “Airbnb as a Racial Gentrification Tool” (pdf). The report provides an all-encompassing study of Airbnb’s impact on gentrification in Brooklyn.