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President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration in January will bring in thousands of visitors to the District of Columbia. The rental network Airbnb says it expects more than 10,000 people will use its platform to book a place to stay for the event.

Many Airbnb hosts are raising their prices to capitalize on the high demand. But other hosts are wary of what the weekend could bring. Mikaela Lefrak (@mikafrak) from Here & Now contributor WAMU reports.

This segment aired on December 14, 2016.

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