The silent displacement: How Mexico City’s residents are being pushed out by the rise of Airbnb | Society

[ad_1] Alexandra Dunnet, a 35-year-old screenwriter, has seen the future of a ruined city. The last remaining tenant of a building located in the Condesa neighborhood of downtown Mexico City, she discovered online that apartments recently occupied by her neighbors are now being offered on Airbnb as temporary accommodation for tourists at exorbitant prices. Apartments… Continue reading The silent displacement: How Mexico City’s residents are being pushed out by the rise of Airbnb | Society

High winds blow roof off Elk Grove Village apartment building; residents displaced

[ad_1] ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (CBS) — Strong winds tore off the roof of an apartment building in Chicago’s northwest suburbs on Saturday, leaving the roof flapping and residents scrambling for a new place to stay. Residents told CBS 2’s Marissa Perlman that from inside it looked like a plane was about to land on… Continue reading High winds blow roof off Elk Grove Village apartment building; residents displaced