We do not allow shared spaces. That being said, sometimes people get creative and they will slip through. When we catch them we remove them. I'll check your area and report any I find. Thanks.
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Large Room in Evanston near Northwestern University
Small bedroom, queen bed , no windows:
Progressive bedroom iside a large three bedroom apt:
Nice bedroom in large airy , furmnished apt.
Erinn, I see some shared spaces on the platform with the Premier Partner designation!! How does this happen? And what constitutes "shared space"? I see some masquerading as a BNB, but only provide a room and bathroom. Here's an example: https://www.vrbo.com/963415; I can cite many more.
And there is another one that popped up in my neighborhood.
Contacted CS last week via Chat, they referred me to "Premier Partner Support Phone" so I had to talk with someone on the phone and they were nice but kind of ambivalent about what the problem was.
Cozy, Warm Family Building:
Description states this is a 2 bedroom apartment and they are renting out ONE bedroom with:
Shared areas are the Kitchen, Bathroom, Living room and dining area.
A week later and it is still there.
In other news, what is up with the sideways photos? I am seeing more and more of this.
I found 2 other listings in my area that were almost ALL like that. While it makes my listing look great, it really reflects poorly on HA.