The inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden is quickly approaching, but it may have just gotten even more difficult to attend.

Just one week after Pro-Trump rioters stormed the United States Capitol Building, the home rental app known as Airbnb is taking their own measures to ensure the safety of Biden and those attending the ceremony.

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The company announced Wednesday they will be canceling all DC metro-area reservations made during the week of Biden's inauguration, as well as preventing any more from being made.

Those who had already planned to stay in DC will receive a full refund, and homeowners will also be reimbursed the money they would have made on the reservation. 

This comes after Airbnb got word of different armed militias and hate groups planning to disrupt the inauguration. 

The company teamed up with the law enforcement to take investigative measures shortly after the Capitol Hill riots and found numerous account holders had participated in the incident, leading to the company banning every single one of them from the platform.

Joe Biden's inauguration is scheduled for Wednesday, January 20 at noon.

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