Toronto

Housing affordability is a real concern for many Torontonians. That’s why Airbnb is working collaboratively with the Toronto City Council to craft clear, fair rules that will allow hosts to continue sharing their homes, helping them make ends meet and stay in Toronto.

91% Percentage of Airbnb travellers report having a positive experience

$4,900 CAD Annual earnings for a typical host

68% Percentage of Torontonians who support easy-to-follow rules for home sharing

Toronto Host Day

At Airbnb Canada’s first ever Toronto Host Day, we asked our community, “What does home sharing mean to you?” Watch what they had to say.

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Home sharing is boosting the Toronto economy | Airbnb Citizen

By spending $417 million while visiting Toronto last year, it’s clear that home sharing is providing a big boost to the local economy.

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Airbnb hosts and staff partner with Habitat for Humanity GTA to build a home in Toronto

With more than 9,900 hosts in Toronto, and over 60,000 across the country, Airbnb is committed to being a thoughtful and engaged community partner in Canada. We’ve partnered with Habitat for Humanity in Toronto to give our host community and staff an opportunity to give back to the neighbourhoods they love.

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Toronto hosts support local small businesses at Riverside merchant walk

When Airbnb guests travel to Toronto, they often stay in neighbourhoods that are removed from the typical downtown hotel tourist scene. In doing so, they often shop and dine locally, pumping money into small businesses across the 44 wards. Recently, a group of local Riverside hosts joined Airbnb Canada staff and the Riverside Business Improvement Area (BIA) for an afternoon walk in the Riverside neighbourhood.

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Meet Karyn, Airbnb host and small business owner in Toronto | Airbnb Citizen

The extra income Karyn earns through home sharing gives her the freedom and flexibility to be an entrepreneur.

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Meet Nishad, an Airbnb host in Toronto | Airbnb Citizen

Hosting helps Nishad make ends meet while she’s in between jobs.

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Airbnb is driving millions of dollars into Toronto’s local neighbourhood economies

A new study done by urbanMetrics shows Toronto’s home-sharing economy is providing a big boost to the city’s local economies through Airbnb guest stays.

 

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Meet Rick & Judy: Airbnb hosts in Little Italy

“We knew entering into entrepreneurship that it would be a little tight. Hosting on Airbnb has allowed us to pursue our dreams.”

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Get local, get involved. Home Sharing Clubs are a place for hosts to connect with each other, serve their communities and support fair home sharing legislation.