Until now, there has been strict guidelines on where Airbnbs are allowed in Denver, and under which circumstances. A new pilot program is working to make Airbnb more accessible.
The standard one bedroom at Archer Tower Apartments in Capitol Hill rents for $1,440 a month, unless tenants plan on listing their unit on Airbnb.
Then they get a discount, and get to run a little side-hustle with their landlord’s blessing.
Commit to listing your one bedroom on Airbnb for 10 days a year, the ad says, and your monthly rent becomes $1,380. Commit to 60 days, and rent drops to $1,075, a 25 percent cut.
Tenants in Pillow buildings can sign a lease addendum that authorizes short-term rentals. In return, the landlord has the ability to track and monitor the…