Never offend someone who works the night shift and is trying to get enough sleep. Otherwise, paint your target on its back when it transforms into Sherlock Holmes (or Batman, or both).
Redditor u/Tunasaladboatcaptain shared a fascinating story On the r/pettyrevenge online community, he talked about how he and his girlfriend arrested an illegal Airbnb ring in an apartment complex. His partner works the night shift, so he sleeps during the day. However, she was awakened repeatedly by the sound of the door next to her slamming.
That’s when she started noticing new people coming in to stay for very short periods of time. Check out the full story below told by the woman’s boyfriend.
Night shift workers with neighbors slamming doors kept having their sleep disturbed
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She soon found that new people kept showing up at the estate, and this led her down a rabbit hole of illegal Airbnb listings.
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What the redditor’s girlfriend revealed was shocking. As it turned out, one of their neighbors and his business partner were renting four apartments next door, one of which was a barrier-free unit.
“That’s right. This man and his business partner rented an apartment to house people with disabilities with the intention of using it for the small short-term business empire he was trying to build. I Our city and region (like everywhere else) is under pressure for apartment availability, and these dickheads are contributing to the problem,” u/Tunasaladboatcaptain shared the frustration.
At that time, the couple decided that this could not be ignored. His girlfriend contacted the rental office and they took the situation very seriously. did. result? This “entrepreneur” had no income from Airbnb short stayers and to offset the loss he had to pay rent for four units. He was evicted from the building.
There is a constant battle between cities and illegal Airbnb listings. For example, New York City, Boston, Santa Monica, etc. Fighting short-term leasesHomes are in short supply as landlords (and even tenants!) rush to take advantage of short-term Airbnb stays. These are far more advantageous than long term leases. Also, guests are often unaware that their listings do not comply with local laws.
Local laws may vary, but fatigue caused by short-term renters is felt extensively.Illegal house parties are just the tip of the iceberg. A CNBC study found that some hosts tell their guests to lie and tell anyone who asks they are friends of their landlord. A lot of money has to be earned here, making life very difficult for the locals.
“We are seeing commercialized and predatory corporations seeking to commercialize our residential communities in ways that damage our citizens and residents and our quality of life. ‘ said the Mayor of Miami Beach. Dan Gelber told CNBC Back in 2018.