Airbnb to house 20,000 Afghan refugees for free worldwide, CEO says

  • Airbnb will start housing 20,000 Afghan refugees around the world in properties listed on its platform, CEO Brian Chesky said Tuesday.
  • Starting today, Airbnb will begin housing 20,000 Afghan refugees globally for free.
  • Airbnb started its emergency Open Homes program in 2012, where hosts on the short-term rental service could open their homes for free to people in times of need.