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Northeastern: When Airbnbs increase in a neighborhood, so does crime. Here’s why. - The relationship is likely because the highly transient housing “pokes holes in the social fabric of the neighborhood,” says Dan O’Brien, associate professor of public policy and urban affairs who, with his colleague Babak Heydari, associate professor of engineering, recently published a comprehensive study of Airbnb listings and crime rates in neighborhoods throughout Boston." Via Sarah Bourne (who recently retired from working for the Commonwealth of MA; congrats!).