Press Release

New site allows LGBTQ renters to connect with gay-friendly accommodations

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(Sydney, Australia) July 7, 2021: Moving to a new neighbourhood or new city can be a daunting task. Between finding a job, making new contacts and navigating unfamiliar streets, there are many factors to consider. For those in the LGBTQ community, finding a new home is made even more difficult. aims to eliminate the guesswork and match welcoming landlords with those looking for accommodations in which they can feel free to be themselves.

Gay Room Rentals matches gay-positive housemates with landlords and ideal properties around the world. Whether it’s a long-term apartment or a monthly rental in a holiday hot spot, users can quickly and easily find the right room within their budget.

Rental listings are detailed and include information such as which utilities are included in the rent, whether the bathrooms are shared or private and if the room is furnished or not. In order to ensure maximum compatibility and comfort, listings also include information about the preferred gender of potential roommates.

Renters can create a profile quickly and easily in just a few minutes. Filters allow listings to be sorted by city and preferred amenities. Gay-friendly landlords will find the process of creating a profile and adding a listing with photos of their flat, apartment, or house intuitive and easy. Best of all, adding a listing is free!

Top of mind for Gay Room Rentals is the safety of the site’s users. A stringent user verification process is in place for the safety and comfort of tenants and landlords. In order to set up a profile, users must verify their mobile phone number. Most users will then choose to go further in the verification process and provide their identification as well as their social media accounts which are verified with regards to content and hate speech. Those who are fully verified will have a badge on their profile so that other users can have confidence in their dealings with users.

“No matter where you are in the world, you deserve equality and to feel at home in your own space,” explains Andrew Aston, founder and CEO of Gay Room Rentals. “Those in the LGBTQ community know the stress of finding the perfect place and simultaneously wondering if they will be truly welcome by the landlord and fellow flatmates in that space. This situation can be especially difficult for those starting out in a new city. Knowing that you’ll be safe in your new home makes all the difference. You can start to plan your adventure and your new life instead of worrying.”

While the site only launched in July, users can already browse homes in Chicago, New York, the United Kingdom and Malta.

For more information, to find your new home, or your new tenants, visit

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For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Andrew Aston