Airbnb is Offering Free Housing for Victims of Hurricane Sandy

by , 11/08/12
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New Yorkers have been opening their homes to one another all week in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg and online accommodations marketplace Airbnb announced a way to make that process safer and easier. Airbnb’s new Donated Sandy Housing Directory will offer a directory of places for Hurricane Sandy victims to stay for free. The platform seems to be really successful as Airbnb has already seen 2,500 last-minute bookings near affected areas!


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