This man found his own solution to Vancouver's dismal rental rate (VIDEO)

Jan 14 2017, 7:24 am

It’s certainly not for everyone, but it seems to have worked for one Vancouver resident.

Now, in a video posted on Youtube, user 007craft explains how – and why – he willingly lived in a storage locker for two months.

“I had just came back from hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and found myself homeless,” he says in the video’s description. “I had given up my apartment to go hike and now that I was back I wanted to turn my car into a livable space.”

He eventually did that,  but found he still “needed access to lots of stuff from my storage unit which was 6x4x10 and everything was just jammed in there.”

Figuring “there had to be a better way,” he scoped out a 10x10x6 unit and moved all his stuff inside.

“I ended up living in the unit for around two months,” he adds. “I only spent around $100 making the space as efficient as I did, mostly because I already owned so much hardware.”

Was it worth it? We’re not entirely sure, but with a rent of just $205 a month (plus insurance), he just might be on to something.

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