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Airbnb Activates Free Temporary Housing For Hurricane Florence Evacuees

The Open Homes program has been activated in Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.
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Airbnb is activating its Open Homes Program for Hurricane Florence evacuees.

The program is offering free temporary housing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia for people who have been displaced by the Hurricane, as well as emergency relief workers and volunteers.

The free listings will be available until October 1. Airbnb will continue to expand the territory of the Open Homes listings if and where as needed, or as requested by emergency officials.

Airbnb hosts who are in the following areas are able to offer their homes for free to evacuees and emergency relief workers:

  • North Carolina: Charlotte Metropolitan Area, Greensboro Metropolitan Area
  • South Carolina: Columbia Metropolitan Area, Greenville and Spartanburg Metropolitan Area
  • Virginia: Charlottesville Metropolitan Area
  • Georgia: Atlanta Metropolitan Area, Augusta Metropolitan Area

To find shelter at an Airbnb home or to sign up your home as a temporary shelter, click here.

Hurricane Florence Coverage:

Hurricane Guide | Be Storm Ready, Prepare Now, Safety and Other Vital Information

Tracking Hurricane Florence: 'This is a Monster Storm:' NC Governor

North Carolina's Hurricane Guide: What to do Before, During and After

Hurricane Preparations: NC Emergency Management Says Fill Your Tank, Get Cash, & Make a Plan

Before Florence - Find Out If Your Home Is In A Flood Zone

Super Simple Life Hacks to Prepare Your Home For Hurricane Florence

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