Over 450 Californians have signed up to host refugee and evacuee families in their homes via Airbnb this week.
Just one week after San Francisco-based Airbnb launched its pilot program Open Homes, in partnership with the International Rescue Committee, over 2,000 Airbnb users across the United States signed on to host refugees and evacuees, for free.
Airbnb will also not be collecting fees on these bookings.
Airbnb press secretary Mattie Zazueta told CBS San Francisco that almost a quarter of the homes offered up so far under the pilot program are located in California.
In pricey San Francisco, already over 75 hosts are offering up their digs […]