What is Urban? How does it work? July 14, 2020 07:36 Updated Follow We're making renting easy, honest and empowering by bringing the entire rental journey online. With Urban, you can discover inspected homes, visit on your own and pay your rent monthly. How does it work? Urban is available on iOS, Android and desktop. Related articles How do I visit an Urban home? How do I rent with Urban? Why do you charge a commission (5% of annual rent)? What do I do if I have a maintenance issues (plumbing, cleaning, air conditioning etc..)? After signing up, I didn’t get a verification email. What do I do?