Platforms providing free housing to healthcare professionals

Airbnb is helping to connect medical professionals on the frontline with hosts offering free places to stay during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is done on a voluntary basis, that is, hosts are not paid by Airbnb for providing the service. Hosts also must comply with safety and cleanliness protocols. The company’s own set goal is to house 100,000 healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders around the world.

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  • Initiative
  • COVID-19
  • Other, United Kingdom
  • Platform
  • Yes
  • accommodation
  • On-location platform-determined routine work
  • Airbnb
  • COVID-19, health and safety
  • English
  • 2021
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