Apartments For Rent: Hong Kong

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Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#1 Feb 8, 2013
"HONG KONG (AP)-- For many of the richest people in Hong Kong, one of Asia's wealthiest cities, home is a mansion with an expansive view from the heights of Victoria Peak. For some of the poorest, like Leung Cho-yin, home is a metal cage.
The 67-year-old former butcher pays 1,300 Hong Kong dollars ($167) a month for one of about a dozen wire mesh cages resembling rabbit hutches crammed into a dilapidated apartment in a gritty, working-class West Kowloon neighborhood.
The cages, stacked on top of each other, measure 1.5 square meters (16 square feet). To keep bedbugs away, Leung and his roommates put thin pads, bamboo mats, even old linoleum on their cages' wooden planks instead of mattresses.
"I've been bitten so much I'm used to it," said Leung, rolling up the sleeve of his oversized blue fleece jacket to reveal a red mark on his hand. "There's nothing you can do about it. I've got to live here. I've got to survive," he said as he let out a phlegmy cough.
Some 100,000 people in the former British colony live in what's known as inadequate housing, according to the Society for Community Organization, a social welfare group. The category also includes apartments subdivided into tiny cubicles or filled with coffin-sized wood and metal sleeping compartments as well as rooftop shacks."

These cages sound nice. Wood floors, linoleum....all the modern conveniences...
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#2 Feb 8, 2013
My dog has her own bedroom and a twin size bed. She eats turkey and steak.
Faith

North Point, Hong Kong

#3 Feb 8, 2013
I live in a bed
Snowflake

San Francisco, CA

#4 Feb 8, 2013
As we are speaking China has another millionaire and several moving up to middle class.
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#5 Feb 8, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
As we are speaking China has another millionaire and several moving up to middle class.
China has more people living in poverty than there are people in the US......And the "poverty line" in China is $360 (USD) per year....
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#6 Feb 8, 2013
Faith wrote:
I live in a bed
You live in a prison, scumbag.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#7 Feb 8, 2013
Faith wrote:
"HONG KONG (AP)-- For many of the richest people in Hong Kong, one of Asia's wealthiest cities, home is a mansion with an expansive view from the heights of Victoria Peak. For some of the poorest, like Leung Cho-yin, home is a metal cage.
The 67-year-old former butcher pays 1,300 Hong Kong dollars ($167) a month for one of about a dozen wire mesh cages resembling rabbit hutches crammed into a dilapidated apartment in a gritty, working-class West Kowloon neighborhood.
The cages, stacked on top of each other, measure 1.5 square meters (16 square feet). To keep bedbugs away, Leung and his roommates put thin pads, bamboo mats, even old linoleum on their cages' wooden planks instead of mattresses.
"I've been bitten so much I'm used to it," said Leung, rolling up the sleeve of his oversized blue fleece jacket to reveal a red mark on his hand. "There's nothing you can do about it. I've got to live here. I've got to survive," he said as he let out a phlegmy cough.
Some 100,000 people in the former British colony live in what's known as inadequate housing, according to the Society for Community Organization, a social welfare group. The category also includes apartments subdivided into tiny cubicles or filled with coffin-sized wood and metal sleeping compartments as well as rooftop shacks."
These cages sound nice. Wood floors, linoleum....all the modern conveniences...
These Hong Kong folks are better off living in Shenzhen, where for the same price they can live in a fairly spacious apartment. Value for Money.
HK streets dwellers

North Point, Hong Kong

#8 Feb 8, 2013
Faith wrote:
My dog has her own bedroom and a twin size bed. She eats turkey and steak.
my house worths around USD700,000 how about yours in michigan.?
HK streets dwellers

North Point, Hong Kong

#9 Feb 8, 2013
RayH wrote:
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These Hong Kong folks are better off living in Shenzhen, where for the same price they can live in a fairly spacious apartment. Value for Money.
how much is one apartment flat in lowu now.??
HK streets dwellers

North Point, Hong Kong

#10 Feb 8, 2013
there are haunted house(apartment flat where horrific incident happens), where only half price of the usual market price, even so, nobody dares to buy it and moves in. the house is vacant most of the time. the owner can not sell the house.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#11 Feb 8, 2013
HK streets dwellers wrote:
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how much is one apartment flat in lowu now.??
About US$ 400,000.

Still, you can rent fairly cheap apartments on the out-skirts of Shenzhen.
HK streets dwellers

North Point, Hong Kong

#12 Feb 8, 2013
RayH wrote:
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About US$ 400,000.
Still, you can rent fairly cheap apartments on the out-skirts of Shenzhen.
i get it, thanks, Shenzhou house is very expensive now,
LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP

Surrey, Canada

#13 Feb 8, 2013
RayH wrote:
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These Hong Kong folks are better off living in Shenzhen, where for the same price they can live in a fairly spacious apartment. Value for Money.
Idiot liar.

In Shenzhen, they would live in a dormitory bunk with no mattress and twenty other people in the same room.
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#14 Feb 8, 2013
HK streets dwellers wrote:
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my house worths around USD700,000 how about yours in michigan.?
I have 150 acres with my house.....It is worth way...way....way more than that...and I am not crowded in with a bunch of fish-stinking proles. Sorry, Hop Sing. Try again.
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#15 Feb 8, 2013
RayH wrote:
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These Hong Kong folks are better off living in Shenzhen, where for the same price they can live in a fairly spacious apartment. Value for Money.
I think the basket-wire containers are an excellent choice for housing the wayward and mentally ill. They are stackable, they can be handled with hi-los and they can be easily cleaned with pressure washing and painted for the next occupant.

http://news.yahoo.com/poor-cages-show-dark-si...

Good choice!
LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP

Surrey, Canada

#16 Feb 8, 2013
Mainland China is much worse than Hong Kong.

Construction workers in China live with their families like animals in the dirt, in huts made of scrap plywood, garbage, and tattered tarps.

Their children are not allowed to go to school and grow up in the trash piles.

It is so sad it makes you want to weep.

Poor, poor China.
RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

Richmond, Canada

#17 Feb 8, 2013
please there is 2 million unfilled factory jobs in the Pearl Delta region...

lets all give bleeding hearts to lazy people who didnt save their money...

in a booming Hong Kong... and a China that has boomed for 30 years

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49 Million In Poverty: Poor Americans Reach Record Numbers ...
49 Million In Poverty: Poor Americans Reach Record Numbers &#9830; There are 49 million in poverty.. &#9830; World on One News Page on Thursday, 15 November 2012
www.onenewspage.com/n/World/74ritv885/49-Mill... ...- Cached
RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

Richmond, Canada

#19 Feb 8, 2013
America's homeless resort to tent cities - BBC - Homepage
Tent cities have sprung up in and around at least 55 American cities - they represent the bleak reality of America's poverty crisis.
news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/fro nt_page/newsid_9694000/...
HK streets dwellers

North Point, Hong Kong

#20 Feb 8, 2013
Faith wrote:
<quoted text>I have 150 acres with my house.....It is worth way...way....way more than that...and I am not crowded in with a bunch of fish-stinking proles. Sorry, Hop Sing. Try again.
yes, in siberia, you can have 1000 acres of land and house, wa ha ha ha
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Surrey, Canada

#21 Feb 8, 2013
A BILLION CHINESE live on $5 A DAY or LESS!

THAT'S POVERTY!

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