Hundreds of thousands of Hurricane Irma evacuees across the country have packed up their cars to take cover in cities, including Atlanta, to avoid the storms that have already plowed through parts of the Caribbean and Florida.
While many people have made arrangements with family members or hotels throughout the area, others have made reservations on Airbnb.
However, availability on the site has shrunken considerably over the last several days. But that hasn’t stopped Atlantans from offering their homes to evacuees for little to nothing.
One listing read, “This is not a private space but more a safe space to rest. This a pull-out sofa bed, double size...We have food, extra water, and most necessary supplies.”
Another said, “There are no luxuries (or even beds) here, but it is a safe place to sleep and take a shower until you can find something else.”
Many of the homes are only availability for one night. See the listings and learn more here.
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