Good Morning Cape Town with Lester Kiewit

79.8% of AirBnbs in Cape Town are made up of entire homes and apartments – what’s the impact on housing availability?

According to the website, there are 20 583 AirBnb listings for Cape Town, with 79.8% of them being made up of entire homes / apartments, and not just spare rooms within homes. It is argued that this is having an impact on available housing stock for a growing city such as Cape Town. Lester Kiewit speaks to Dr Giséle Chloé Lavita, LLD graduate from Stellenbosch university, whose research topic was specifically on AirBnb and the law. 

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