As part of a previous agreement to introduce transparency into its practices, Airbnb released the first of its regional ‘Compact’ reports yesterday — this one specifically covering the home sharing landscape in New York City. The data itself provides an interesting look into how Airbnb sees itself as, generally, a paragon for the community. In more than one instance, the company describes its platform as an ‘economic lifeline’ for the hosts it serves. It also reiterates that it is dedicated to working with people who live in ‘permanent homes,’ who use Airbnb to support their livelihood. Here are some choice…

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