Here’s the term Silicon Valley prefers over landlord, because, of course it does

Silicon Valley is claiming they reinvented the wheel with this hack

TRD WEEKEND EDITION /
Nov.November 04, 2017 10:30 AM

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According to Twitter, house hacking is a thing in Silicon Valley. Though it sounds tech savvy, and probably complicated, the strategy exemplifies an age-old approach you may even be doing without knowing what it’s now called.

Here’s a hint; this tweet went viral last month explaining to the great masses how to be a house hacker.

House hacking essentially means buying a house and renting out up to three rooms and then using your roommates’ rent to pay your housing expenses. It may seem like a risky start-up idea, but, rest assured, its been done for centuries despite its trendy new Silicon Valley name.

E.K. Hudson


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