• This startup invented a clever way to deal with the San Francisco housing crisis - and it's so popular it's expanding to 5 major cities around the US

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    HomeShare is a startup that leases apartments in luxury buildings and splices them into additional units, so more tenants can share the rent.
    Each micro-bedroom fits a queen-sized bed, a nightstand, a dresser, and little else. Rates start at $1,290 per person a month in San Francisco.
    HomeShare announced it's expanding to five markets, including Los Angeles.
    In San Francisco, a bedroom at one of the city's luxury apartment dwellings for $1,290 a month is, all things considered, a steal. A startup called HomeShare offers just that.
    But there's a catch: Your bedroom might be located in the...
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  • San Francisco's out-of-control housing prices are causing residents to consider leaving the city in droves - here's where they're headed

    San Francisco's out-of-control housing prices are causing residents to consider leaving the city in droves - here's where they're headed

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A Bay Area Council survey reports that 46% of San Francisco Bay Area residents plan to leave the area soon.
    San Franciscans cite the Bay Area's high housing costs as the largest reason for wanting to move.
    According to a new report from Redfin, Seattle, Washington, is the top out-of-state destination for Bay Area residents. Others include Sacramento, California; Austin, Texas; Portland, Oregon; and Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Fed up with the Bay Area's high housing costs , 46% of residents say they plan to move elsewhere soon - up from 40% last year and 34% in 2016. That's according to the 2018 Bay...
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  • This startup invented a clever way to deal with the San Francisco housing crisis - and it's so popular it's expanding to 5 major cities around the US

    This startup invented a clever way to deal with the San Francisco housing crisis - and it's so popular it's expanding to 5 major cities around the US

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    HomeShare is a startup that leases apartments in luxury buildings and splices them into additional units, so more tenants can share the rent.
    Each micro-bedroom fits a queen-sized bed, a nightstand, a dresser, and little else. Rates start at $1,290 per person a month in San Francisco.
    HomeShare announced it's expanding to five markets, including Los Angeles.
    In San Francisco, a bedroom at one of the city's luxury apartment dwellings for $1,290 a month is, all things considered, a steal. A startup called HomeShare offers just that.
    But there's a catch: Your bedroom might be located in the...
    Read more ...