A startup is turning old hotels into dorm-like housing for San Francisco’s forgotten middle class – here’s what it’s like inside
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The booming tech industry has caused an ongoing housing crisis in San Francisco, and longtime middle-income residents have been forced out by sky-high housing costs. 

A startup called Starcity is on a mission to alleviate the situation. Founded in 2016, the 18-person team is creating communal housing for middle-income people who don't qualify for government subsidies, but still can't afford San Francisco's sky-high prices. 

Starcity buys up defunct hotels, retail buildings, and parking garages,...


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