Airbnb Now Requires That Hosts Accept Anti-Discrimination Rules Essay
Remember how Airbnb said it would ask you to agree to a if you wanted to host guests? That's now in effect. As of Nov. 1, hosts must forbidding them from discriminating against guests. In the U.S., they're explicitly barred from discrimination based on factors such as race, nationality, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. Hosts can label shared living spaces as open solely to same-gender guests (to discourage creeps) and warn disabled guests about accessibility problems, but those are the only major exceptions.