And there’s warnings that the potential collapse of the Airbnb market might have serious knock on effects.
Scientist Shane Morris explained on Twitter how Airbnb "hosts" – who are essentially landlords playing at the hotel business – have been encouraged to buy up many properties in a volatile market, without any strict regulations… or protections.
On the plus side, it’s now very hard for authorities to deny the impact Airbnb has on rental markets.
So: watch this space, because absolutely everything is up in the air. Great.