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Cage homes

A resident watches TV in a common area in front of his bed which he rents for $167 as his home in Hong Kong November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong's cramped quarters

With more than 200,000 people in Hong Kong currently on waiting lists for subsidized public housing, droves have downsized or moved into
factory buildings, sub-divided "slaughtered" flats that can accommodate multiple families, or moved into "cage homes", wire-mesh hutches stacked on top of each other in crowded rooms.