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Renter Claims Airbnb Orgy Has Rendered Him Homeless

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Last March, a man named Ari Teman rented out his Chelsea apartment on Airbnb to another man (ostensibly) named David, who said that he was in town for a wedding, but was actually planning on throwing an "XXX Freak Fest," a.k.a. a "BBW Panty Raid Party," a.k.a. a big orgy that destroyed the apartment. At the time, it seemed like Airbnb had tried to make things right with Teman by immediately sending a locksmith to his apartment, putting him up in a hotel for a week, and wiring him $23,817 for his trouble. However, Teman now claims that he was subsequently evicted and the dispute with his landlord landed him on New York City's tenant blacklist, and that he is now homeless as a result.

In a scathing blog post, he writes that Airbnb has been made aware of his situation "and you've refused to help. You don't care about your hosts, and your 'community' ads are bullshit. I'm tired of your dishonesty, your unethical behavior, I'm tired of not having a home because of you ... Airbnb brags about how it's growing fast. So does cancer. Airbnb is a cancer."

· That Airbnb Orgy Victim? He Now Says He's 'Homeless' and on the Tenant Blacklist [Brick Underground]
· Dear AirBNB, No thank you for the XXX Freak Fest [Ari Teman]
· Man Unwittingly Rents Out Apartment on Airbnb For "XXX Freak Fest" [Gawker]