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Airbnb Waives Fees For Sandy-Affected Users, Encourages Lower Prices From Hosts

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http://techcrunch.com – We’ve seen a few companies rally behind the victims of Hurricane Sandy, and today Airbnb joins the fold. The peer-to-peer home sharing startup has decided to waive all of its fees for both hosts and guests in Sandy-affected areas. They are also encouraging hosts to lower prices and take in refugees who may be without power, water, or a home at all. Airbnb said in a blog post that there are more than 20,000 listings within affected areas. According to the startup, those include New York, the Hamptons, Providence, New Haven, and Atlantic City. One of those 20,000 listings is Shell, a host (IT news)