Roomi acquires competitor to expand shared housing offerings

Rental and shared housing app grows its user base by more than 25 percent
  • Roommate finding app Roomi announced its acquisition of California-based housemate finder app
  • Roomi will take over the domain name, iOS and Android apps, web products and user base.
  • Future plans for Roomi include an ID verification system, credit checks and updates to a user's history.

Two competing peer-to-peer roommate search apps are now on the same team, as was recently acquired by Roomi — helping the latter grow its user base by more than 25 percent. The New York-based roommate finder is now a more comprehensive tool for the rental and shared housing industry, and it’s got plans to build and grow in the near future.