Bro-tastic party mansions in Austin.
Rising property values aren’t good for everyone, and gentrification has its downsides. There’s also the related trend of short-term rental businesses reducing long-term resident housing supply. This author is quite upset by the whole situation. He highlights many silly anecdotes in an attempt to denigrate business owners who meet market demand for short-term rentals. At one point he seems mad that a group of 60-year old men rented a house for a reunion trip because they were *gasp* in a fraternity in 1985. Yet, an interesting read. ~ learn more