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A New Meaning for “Tight Squeeze”

March 1st, 2013 Comments off

guardian.co.uk tells MHProNews 100,000 people in Hong Kong live in tiny cubicles, about the size of a large closet in the U.S., but tall. Home prices are 12.6 times the average median income, resulting in the government subsidizing nearly half of the population’s housing.  The Society for Community Organization in Hong Kong commissioned these photographs, looking down from above.

(Photo credit: guardian.co.uk/Society for Community Organization–top photo: family of four share a home; bottom photo: three people share a meal.)