Kayla Smith, 35, has been out of college for years, but she's returned to dorm-style living in an apartment the size of a one-car garage in a brand-new building in San Francisco's Tenderloin.Blue America: doing with less.
"It's the price you pay for living in San Francisco," she said. She winnowed her possessions to the bare minimum when she moved into the 279-square-foot space in September, paying $1,850 a month for the convenience of living blocks from work amid the emerging Mid-Market area.
Urban planners and San Francisco leaders say smaller units help tackle the city's housing shortage and rising rental costs.
Monday, November 04, 2013
The San Francisco Chronicle reports:
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