The Million Dollar Shack and Silicon Valley’s Housing Crisis
Almost every software developer dreams about an opportunity to join tech giants like Apple, Google, Facebook or Hooli. With cost of living and commutes at an all time high, however, even six-figure salaries aren’t leaving much time or disposable income to enjoy life outside of work. The result? Small and medium sized business are unable to survive, and some, like this Google Employee living in a box truck, have taken drastic measures to restore their work/life balance.
And, with rising salaries comes rising property costs and with rising property costs comes foreign investors profiting big – yet leaving houses empty.
Check out this documentary on the Silicon Valley’s Housing Crisis.