Houst

Careers at Houst

We are Houst.

We free people to make more of themselves.

Hosting opens a world of opportunity.

People have never been more free, and the world never more open. We choose our own paths and make our own chances.

In this era of opportunity, your home can be more than just bricks, mortar, and a mortgage.

Host, and your home can earn that round-the-world trip, the time to pursue your passion, or the chance to start your own business.

But it isn't always easy.

Sourcing, managing and dealing with a constant changeover of tenants can be tricky.

Responding to messages at 1am. Finding a good - and reliable - cleaner. Leaving your dinner to deliver spare keys.

Without a host partner, you’ll find that hosting guests from around the world doesn't free you, it ties you down.

That's why we created a professional hosting service.

We'll do the cleaning, the guest communications and run the listings. We'll support maintenance, advise on pricing and help maximise occupancy, too.

We’ve managed 250,000 bookings across five continents, and have been defining great, modern hosting since 2015.

Owners are our partners, and we succeed as a team.

Ensuring the right guests, the right pricing and the right service means we need to work together.

By doing so we can unlock the true value of your home: more time, money and the freedom to be who you want to be, and do what you want to do.

You make more of your life, while we make more of your home.

Stats we are proud of

  • £10m

    In funding

  • 4500+

    Hosts Helped

  • £35m+

    Host Revenue

  • 30+

    Cities we operate in

Behind the scenes

Team makeup

  • 249
    Employees
  • 56
    % Female

Benefits

  • Flexible Working

    Whether your child's ill, you're waiting for a package, or you have some deep-focussed work to do, we all work from home (or café) from time to time. We encourage everyone to work from home when you need to.

  • Regular Salary reviews

    In line with a salary framework, to ensure equal pay for equal work and that we recognise and reward when your responsibilities increase.

  • Stock options

    The option to buy shares at a later date, at a discounted price with reduced tax liability.

  • Holiday

    34 days’ holiday a year (inc UK public holidays), and we encourage you to use them all up! It's a marathon, not a sprint. We also give you an extra day for your birthday, because who wants to work on that!

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave

    Well-paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave, which you're eligible for if you join more than 13 weeks before your expected date of childbirth or adoption.

  • Pensions

    Pensions, with a 3% employer contribution.

  • Cycle-to-Work and Tech Scheme

    We are registered under the Cycle-to-Work scheme, so you can buy a bike and accessories tax-free. This is also available on all sorts of amazing technology!

  • Equipment

    Choose your own equipment: let us know which tools you need and we’ll do our best to get them for you.

  • Socials

    Team socials once a month. Anything from go-karting, board game nights, dinners, samba drumming and movie nights.

  • Airbnb allowance

    take a well-deserved break at an Airbnb property, on us

  • Employee discounts

    at heaps of restaurants, shops, gym memberships, cinema tickets and more

  • Healthcare Service

    You’ll get free access to a GP anytime, anywhere via your mobile – including prescription services.