New demonstrating from the Reserve Bank indicates Airbnb is definity affecting rental costs in spite of the organization's declarations its plan of action doesn't influence Real Estate Australia lodging market. College of Sydney teacher Peter Phibbs said the "sharp connection" among rents and opportunities rates – featured by Monday's RBA report – showed that home-share administrations like Airbnb are affecting the lodging market.
"Airbnb invests a great deal of energy saying they have no effect on business sectors. What this paper demonstrates is that they do," he said. The RBA report found that opening rates are the "most grounded indicator" of rents, Professor Phibbs stated, and keeping in mind that that in itself appears "entirely self-evident", it likewise demonstrates the transformation of long haul rental stock into Airbnb-style visitor accomodation is lessening rental stock, and in this manner decreasing opportunity rates.