Airbnb Is Grappling With How To Treat People With Criminal Convictions

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Marlon Peterson served 10 years in prison for his involvement in a serious crime nearly two decades ago. He’s now a social justice activist and recipient of multiple distinctions recognizing his leadership work with youth and gun control causes. He has a podcast, and is working on his first novel.

Too often, Peterson says, only the first fact about him matters. In a scathing op-ed for USA Today last month, Peterson wrote that after chaperoning some young people during the pro-gun-control March for Our Lives in March, he wanted to extend his stay in Washington DC by a couple of days. He tried booking an Airbnb, but failed to secure a reservation. Following a standard background check the platform performs on all US users, his conviction 16 years ago for attempted robbery, and first- and second-degree assault rendered him banned from Airbnb.

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