Washington DC

Few world capitals draw the volume of sightseers like Washington, DC. Home sharing is bringing the economic benefits of tourism to every corner of the city, helping local residents and businesses everywhere while providing guests with the chance to experience life in Washington authentically.

Airbnb is committed to continuing our work with DC officials to create fair regulations that help ensure a bright future for home sharing.

304,000 inbound guests in the past year

6,700 active DC hosts

$5,800 in annual earnings for a typical host

Our Washington, DC, host community is one of the most active in the country, organizing events, helping small businesses, and working with city lawmakers to make sure home sharing benefits local communities.

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How DC’s Host Community is Helping Their City

Learn more about how Airbnb hosts in DC are making it easier for guests to visit the District, stay longer, and spend more in all eight Wards.

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Meet Your Hosts | Airbnb Hosts in DC

Meet Chekesha, Randy, Kanita, and Synta, four incredible Airbnb hosts in Washington, DC. From paying off student loans to staying in their homes, they all had different reasons to start home sharing, but now they all make important extra income that benefits them, their families, and the community.

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Visiting new neighborhoods | Airbnb in DC

With few hotel options east of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC, hosts like Chekesha (Ward 8) and Synta (Ward 7) are providing guests with a new and convenient option, while also earning important extra income and helping to attract tourism and additional revenue to their communities.

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