How do I become a host?

Everything you need to know about becoming a host.

Codi makes it safe and easy to host pre-screened professionals in your home during the day. You’re in full control of your availability, house rules, and how you interact with guests.

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Get started

Start your application

Tell us who you are

We'll ask you for some personal information so we can run a background check. This help ensure the Codi community is safe for all. 

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Take great pictures

Guests love looking at photos when making a decision on where to work. Take shots using natural light when possible.

See our complete photo guide. 

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Schedule your walkthrough

Once your background check is complete someone from our team will reach out to schedule a walkthrough. This 30-60 minute meeting happens in your space. A member of our team will verify your space meets our standards, offer hosting advice, and help you set up your profile. 


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Setting up your Codi

Help guests understand your expectations, rules, and offerings. 

Pick a name

Consider what makes your space special, such as a design element or a nearby place of interest. Your name should be unique, but not too long. 

Set up your calendar

To make sure you only get guests when you want to, update your Codi calendar with your availability. You can set how much advance notice you need for bookings and how far in advance guests can book. 

Set your house rules

Shoes off? Love music? You decide. 


Update your amenities 

Every Codi is unique. Make sure to share amenities that make your Codi special, like if you have a private parking or a friendly pet. 

Required Amenities

  • WiFi 
  • Power Outlets 
  • Coffee/tea (check our Codi resources)
  • Phone call area

Add-ons

  • Kitchen / Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Meeting room
  • Outdoor area
  • Free street or private parking
  • Projector
  • Whiteboard
  • Printer, etc.


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Prepare for guests


Stock up on the amenities you offer. Make sure you have enough coffee or tissue paper. The WiFi details should be posted somewhere. 

Make sure your place is clean. Remember the bathrooms and kitchen. There shouldn't be any hair, dust, or mold on surfaces or floors.   

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Get hosting support

Resources throughout 

As a host, the Codi community has your back. For helpful tips and suggestions, you'll find fresh and relevant content in our Help Center. 

We're here for you

Our team is supporting you by phone, email, and live chat. Sometimes we'd even come in person. The team can help you with everything, from issues creating your listing to concerns about guests.

Providing feedback

Codi is a rising community of hosts and professionals and we’re always learning how to become a better place to co-work. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us with questions or feedback. We want to hear from you!

support@codiwork.com