Airbnb now helps renters find apartments to host part-time
Airbnb launched a new program this week that helps people find apartments to host on the part-time service, and when it’s convenient for them.
the Airbnb-compatible apartments have(Opens in a new window) aims to make it easier for tenants to “share their space” by only renting it part of the time.
Whether you’re looking to turn a spare bedroom into spending money or sublet the entire apartment while you’re away, renters can browse over 175 Airbnb-enabled apartment buildings in more than 25 markets across the states. -United.
Future tenants can visit airbnb.com/airbnb-friendly(Opens in a new window) to explore national listings at various price points, with exterior and interior photos, floor plans, building amenities, and nearby services.
An “interactive and personalized calculator” takes into consideration options such as accommodation size and expected availability to provide an estimate of what a tenant could earn each month from timeshare accommodation.
Recommended by our editors
This new program harnesses what Airbnb calls “the economic benefits of hosting:”
“Airbnb was founded during the Great Recession when Brian and Joe needed help paying their rent, and now Airbnb-friendly apartments build on that founding story by making it easier for people to recap the economic benefits of living. ‘hosting’, according to Nathan, Chief Strategy Officer. Blécharzyck. “As the cost of living continues to rise, renters can use the extra income generated from part-time accommodation on Airbnb to contribute to their rent, save for a home, or pay for other living expenses.”
Receive our best stories!
Register for What’s up now to get our top stories delivered to your inbox every morning.