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Study Says That Airbnb Discriminates


Booking a room through Airbnb is interesting. You don’t just go to the site and book a room on the spot. The host has the right to accept or decline bookings  so they definitely have some control when it comes to who will be staying at their place.

Some reasons that a property might not be available could vary. Maybe the room’s owner will be away for the dates you need, maybe a long-term renter is there, who knows.

NBC News is reporting that some people hoping to rent a place might not get it due to discrimination. Continue reading Study Says That Airbnb Discriminates