Back in November, Airbnb released a massive data set on the status and characteristics of its hosts in New York in an attempt to better detail what kind of people put their rooms or entire homes for rent on the platform. While Airbnb’s statistics looked like it had a significantly smaller population of multiple-listing hosts than single-home hosts, the company admitted in a letter on Wednesday that it had purged around 1,500 listings before compiling the report. Airbnb outlined the purge, which occurred before the release of the December report: Throughout November, and consistent with our Compact commitments, we removed roughly 1,500 of…

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