Airnb offering temporary housing to SWFL residents displaced by Hurricane Ian

Writer: Melvin Vigo
Published: Updated:
credit: Airnb announced it has committed $5 million to offer free, temporary housing to people displaced by Hurricane Ian.

These stays will be funded by Airbnb and other donors to

To be eligible for an stay as part of this hurricane response, individuals must be connected to by one of its official referral agencies.

“Our thoughts are with the people displaced by Hurricane Fiona and Hurricane Ian, and the first responders and organizations on the ground who are diligently working to assist in the wake of these disasters. We are grateful to’s nonprofit partners and public agencies that will leverage and Airbnb resources to connect people in need to a temporary place they can call home while they rebuild,” said Catherine Powell, Airbnb’s Global Head of Hosting and executive sponsor of

Airbnb has committed $250,000 to the Florida Disaster Relief Fund to support Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Ian.

To learn more about and how you can get involved, visit

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