Hong Kong is famous for its dense skyline dominated by luxurious skyscrapers. And it’s not just the city’s high rises that soar above the clouds - rents are exorbitant.
So much so that the poorest residents have no choice other than squeezing into tiny apartments known as cage houses. They are cages - sleeping compartments in a shared room separated from neighbours by wire mesh. Cage homes cost around $300 per month - still beyond the means of many low-income Hongkongers. Watch Square Metre of Hell for more about the housing crisis in Hong Kong.