Many people say that renting a houseboat cabin is very expensive, so it's not worth investing in such a trip.
So let's compare the prices.
An average small apartment in Los Angeles rents for $3,000 per month; A such apartment is about 300sq ft in size, so it's not big. To this monthly rental cost there are additional expenses. All costs are written at the lowest price, so these costs may be higher.
Water, electricity, gas, internet monthly cost about $550-$800
Monthly grocery shopping minimum about $400-$800
If you have a car (one), the monthly fueling of this car, calculated for basic use only, is at least $500.