Landlord tells potential tenants they're expected to take turns sleeping in bed

The Australian landlord advertised the room for rent on Facebook.
The Australian landlord advertised the room for rent on Facebook. Photo credit: Facebook

If you've ever had a bad landlord, they probably aren't as bad as this one.

An Australian landlord advertised a room for rent on Facebook, said as being ideal for shift workers, with a shower and bathroom available.

Written all over the walls of the advertised room are the house rules, but the major catch is that it's expected tenants share a single bed or "hot bed".

A dictionary definition of "hot-bed" says "reusing sleeping quarters in shifts". That means one person enters the bed and goes to sleep, as the other wakes up for work and leaves the same bed.

"Rooms to rent. Available. Two night time workers, two day time workers. Message for more details, ideal shift workers," the advertisement said.

"If you no someone looking let em no we have this available [sic]."

People commented on the "filthy" state of the room as a screenshot of the ad was posted on Facebook group Kmart Unhacks & Roasts.

"Sharing bed sheets with a stranger…. Nahhh, I'll pass," one commented.

"Sad situation when someone finds this [is] their only accommodation," another said.

"Is this a crime scene?" Naomi Davies asked.

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