Bay Area people desperate for housing are renting this camper van for $28 a day

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A former Uber driver who began renting out his camper van for $28 a day to people desperate for Bay Area housing says that he can't keep up with the demand he's seeing anymore — even after buying more vans and establishing a thriving business online. Noe Valley resident Bob Allen, 69, first thought of the rental van idea after picking up an Uber fare at Google who couldn't find an apartment in 2016. He launched the service that year, even trimming the price to $28 from $45, and launching an...


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