Skip to comments.How renters in LA and San Francisco are opting to live in communal pods [tr]
Posted on 10/31/2019 12:54:36 PM PDT by C19fan
It's the latest trend in affordable housing - renters shelling out $1200 a month to live in communal pods in Los Angeles or San Francisco, where sex is banned and residents brand themselves with matching tattoos.
PodShare, founded in in 2012, provides co-ed bunkbeds in six locations across California which it rents for between $50 and $60 a night, amounting to between $1,000 and $1400 a month.
Everyone gets a bed that turns into a desk, individual power outlets, a locker, a shelf and a personal TV and tenants are known as 'pod-estrians'. The company uses the term 'co-living' for their 50-square-foot-pods.
And such is the power of the pod that some of those living there are now opting to get matching tattoos of the company's logo, giving themselves 'pod number' names like 'Podestrian #3668'.
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That’s how I went thru college staying in homes that older
women had and rented out rooms. Some would even include a
meal but it wasn’t t-bone for sure.
victorian era “doss” or “flop” houses are back in fashion
“California dreamin’ on such a winter’s day....”
Animals... not even a privacy curtain. And no sex. Another manifestation of the anti-human agenda.
I wonder if the (progressive) owners of these (progressive) housing projects are completely up to code for these pod things. Looks very much denser packed than a hotel, so the egress points are ?.....
The antithesis of the American Dream.
This guy in Japan has a bigger place and a private tub.
The latest craze in micro apartments. I should be so lucky to have mine at $3000 a month.
Bed, recliner, small fridge and big screen TV. With private bathroom.
It’s a bunkhouse.
He’d get a better response if he banned tattoos and encouraged sex.
I think inmates have more room and ptivacy, plus free meals.
No sex? Not buying that.
And at 150.00 a month you don’t exactly have your foot on her neck.
The old hippies yell yeah go man bring back the good old days light up.
Back in high school during the summer time, I worked for a cruise ship and it was smaller than those pods. Thank God my bunkmates weren’t fags.
“Opting to live” is debatable.
More like being given no choice, and being brainwashed into believing they’re happy little slaves while packed into a slave ship that’s rapidly sinking.
Actually, they do have a choice.
They can move to better locales, since renters’ jobs aren’t tied to mortgages.
Why weren't these places around when I was 20-something?
Back in those pre-marriage days, I rented a flat above some (nice) old woman whose husband died and kids moved away. The rent was cheap but part of the deal was I had to do the yard work and shovel the snow. Everytime I saw her to pay the rent, she would ask me if I had read the Bible that day. I always answered in the affirmative and my rent was never raised even once. She was sad to see me go.
Just saw it. Looks creepy. Like some kind of German camp
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