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Brooklyn neighbourhood is where Airbnb is being put to the test

New York City rents have risen fastest in gentrifying areas such as Bedford-Stuyvesant, where Airbnb is most popular.

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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, a historically African-American neighbourhood in Brooklyn, has become one of the latest battlegrounds in the war between New York City and Airbnb.

A study released last week showed that rents had risen fastest in the New York City neighbourhoods where...