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(Cropped picture) A low-income family living in urban slums in Hong Kong.
Shocking aerial photos of cramped Hong Kong apartments, Hong Kong - 22 Feb 2013
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For people living in the west, it's hard to imagine anyone living in an apartment this small.
But for some of the poorest people in Hong Kong this is their home, all 40 square-foot of it.
The Society for Community Organisation (SoCO) has released a set of birds-eye images of low-income families, singletons, elderly and unemployed people living in urban slums to highlight the housing problem in Hong Kong.
Director of SoCO, Ho Hei-Wah says: "By taking these photos of inadequate housing we have uncovered the problems and want to arouse public and government concern over the issue.
"These people have to afford an expensive rent rate; it equals to approximately GBP 6-7.50 per square foot per month and sometimes have to wait years for public rental housing because they have so few in Hong Kong."