Multiple Airbnb users have been victims of sexual assault. This has led survivors and advocates to question the efficacy of Airbnb’s vetting process.
Airbnb is changing its forced arbitration policies for sexual assault victims. Future victims of Airbnb-related assault will have more legal options.
In 2017, a female guest filed a lawsuit against Airbnb blaming the company for negligence. The woman had been sexually assaulted by her Airbnb host.