Gallery: Mayor Bloomberg and Airbnb Announce Free Housing for Hurricane...

Approximately 100,000 people are still homeless because of Hurricane Sandy. To address the need for shelter for these New Yorkers (especially with snow on the ground nowMayor Bloomberg announced last night that he has teamed up with online accommodations marketplace, Airbnb, to connect those who would like to offer free housing to those displaced by last week’s storm. Housing all over New York can be found on Airbnb’s Donated Sandy Housing Directory and will be completely free. The platform will even provide insurance, customer service, and other services to those in need. Airbnb has already seen 2,500 last-minute bookings near affected areas and can continue to help victims with this new platform!

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