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Airbnb Partners With NYC.gov To Provide Free Housing For Hurricane Sandy Victims

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http://techcrunch.com – Last week, Airbnb waived fees for users affected by Hurricane Sandy. It also encouraged hosts with listings in affected areas to lower their prices and take in those without food, power, or housing. Now it’s taking its community aspect a step further. Partnering with NYC.gov and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the peer-to-peer home-sharing service is enabling users to offer up housing to Sandy-affected users for free. And it already has more than 100 places on the list. Airbnb says it has more than 20,000 listings in areas affected by the storm, including New York, the Hamptons, Provid (IT news)