Airbnb Will Hold Hosts to Higher Standard, Hire More Minorities

September 8, 2016 2:21 PM

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Airbnb Inc. unveiled a series of steps to address complaints of racism and other discrimination by people using the online service to rent their homes.

The San Francisco-based company will ask hosts to agree to an anti-discrimination policy that goes beyond U.S. legal requirements, it said in a a 32-page report authored by Laura Murphy, the former head of the American Civil Liberties Union. The new rules, crafted by former U.S. Attorney General Eri...

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