Afford Your Rent with this $900 Fire Escape Tent Solution so You Can Airbnb and Stay

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 at 10:23 am by

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Photo: Etsy

This crazy product puts the air in Airbnb.

While you struggle to pay off the exorbitant monthly rent your tenement landlord continues to inflate, there is an out-of-the-box solution. Just open the window and pitch a tent from the fire escape. This way you can remain onsite and collect the dole via Airbnb. A win-win.

Location artist Brad Troemel (aka uvproductionhouse) offers this solution – via Etsy – with the $900 hanging tent built specifically to dangle from the building’s emergency egress. While probably not street legal, these can be made if you wanna risk it. Allow four to six weeks shipping.

Here is the full product pitch.

Here in New York, everyone uses AirBNB to be able to afford sky high rent prices.

Many people take to staying at each other’s apartments while their own space is being rented to an AirBNB guest, creating a circular system where people end up consistently having to borrow and barter with one another for each other’s owed space.

What if we could end this system of dependence and become self-sufficient?

With these hanging tents we offer buyers the chance to do just that, hanging from their Lower East Side fire escapes overnight as guests stay in their apartments.

This way apartment renters never have to leave their home and AirBNB guests can pay off the month’s rent in just a week’s time.

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Fire escapes on Broome St.

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