Disabled Guests Not Welcome in Many D.C. Airbnbs

Aug 22, 2017

An eye-opening opinion piece recently published in The Hill revealed the difficulty that many people with disabilities encounter when trying to rent short-term rentals. Dr. Unnia Pettus, PhD, a clergy leader, community activist and disability advocate from Washington, D.C. wrote that there are “disturbing trends of discrimination that Americans with disabilities face in the...

New York Times: Airbnb Hosts More Likely to Reject the Disabled, a Study Finds

Jun 6, 2017

The New York Times reported on a Rutgers University study that found that Airbnb hosts are more likely to reject disabled travelers looking for lodging. From the article: Ms. Garcia, who is from El Paso, was planning a May trip with her family to the Chicago area and wanted to know if the places...