Boston Massachusetts

As home sharing grows, Boston benefits. Airbnb is bringing more visitors to the city who are seeking authentic, affordable stays — from the North End to South Boston — and bringing local hosts extra income to help pay their bills, rent or mortgage.

Airbnb is committed to working with local lawmakers to craft fair, clear home sharing rules, including new laws that enable Airbnb to collect and remit hotel taxes and inject revenue into city and commonwealth services.

5,900 active listings

314,300 total guests

$8,600 annual earnings for a typical host

Meet Andrea | Airbnb Host in Boston | Airbnb Citizen

When Andrea couldn’t afford to stay in her home, she turned to Airbnb and began hosting. Today, Andrea shares her home with guests from around the world and uses the money to make ends meet, while helping local businesses and her community.

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Making travel affordable | Airbnb in Boston | Airbnb Citizen

Many travelers, particularly families, cannot afford to visit expensive cities like Boston – but hosts like Andrea are providing new and affordable options that help guests make the trip, bring additional revenue to local businesses, and enable everyday hosts to earn important extra income.

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