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Can you live in a pod?

Last Updated: 8th April, 2020

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Try Living In A Pod. It's dorm life for adults: A PodShare co-living building in Venice Beach, Calif., where dorm beds go for about $1,400 per month with shared kitchens and bathrooms. The pods consist of a twin bed with a small flat-screen TV in a communal bunk room, some immediate storage space and access to lockers.

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Thereof, what is a pod apartment?

An "apodment" is a separately rentable bedroom-bathroom suite in an apartment, with use of the apartment's kitchen, in a building full of such units. A typical apodment has 150 - 275 square feet of private space, not including shared kitchens, hallways, stairs, and entries.

why are these LA people sleeping in pods? Many pod dwellers grew up with earbuds in their ears. They're used to using them to create zones of privacy where physically there isn't any. They're also often used to moving around a lot for work and to traveling relatively light.

Similarly one may ask, what is living pod?

Living Pod is a self-sustainable living space that can be used as a disaster relief shelter, homeless housing, and even a vacation home. The pod is fully equipped and customizable turnkey solution for living anywhere.

Is PodShare safe?

There is security in large numbers and open floor plans, despite what some believe. The lack of privacy is a deterrent for thieves, predators and criminals because there are eye-witnesses, cameras in the common areas, and 24hr staff on site.

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Can't find an affordable home try living in a pod?

Can't Find An Affordable Home? Try Living In A Pod. It's dorm life for adults: A PodShare co-living building in Venice Beach, Calif., where dorm beds go for about $1,400 per month with shared kitchens and bathrooms. The cost of housing is out of reach for many residents in cities such as Los Angeles and Seattle.

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How much is PodShare monthly?

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How much does it cost to live in the projects?

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How do I find rooms for rent?

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How much does it cost for a granny pod?

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How much does PodShare cost?

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Can I put a pod on the street Los Angeles?

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How many people work in Los Angeles?

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