Chinese cellar dwellers fight for home | News | Al Jazeera

Chinese cellar dwellers fight for home

High rents force Beijing people underground, converting Cold War-era shelters into homes.

    For a literal example of lying low you might want to visit  Beijing where high rent prices have forced people to go underground.

    Residents have been converting Cold War-era air raid shelters into cheap apartments.  

    But as Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports, landlords are now engaged in a fight with the government to keep their unusual properties.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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