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    • I'd like to join! enris85 is my nick origin! 
    • Hello there! I'd like very much to join! my user: enris85
    • All of you live in so big places! Here in Chile, except for very rich people, social housing sizes are normal house and apartment sizes, surely because more than half of the country surface is totally inhabitable mountain range (aka, solid granite rock). For example, a single bedroom apartment in the center of Santiago is 'big' when measuring 40 sq meters, and a three bedroom one could go up to 70 sq meters. For houses is no different a 1959 law (the famous DFL2) allows tax exemptions for houses smaller than 70 sq meters, and a small benefit between 70 and 100 sq meters, so most houses are as small as to not pay the tax, or aren't simply legalized. In a similar fashion, the law also allows for lot subdivisions down to 160 sq meters, and most lots in poor surburbs are exactly of that size (my house, for example, was built originally as a three bedroom, 64 sq meters building on a tiny 162 sq meters lot, on land bought by the government for social housing). What is even crazier is that now many upper middle class families are buying even tinier houses (something like a 60 sq meters building on a 12x8 meters lot) on gated communities, that circumvent minimum lot sizes by selling communitary rights to settle instead of property of the land where the house is built. I don't want to see the kind of legal infighting that will ensue when those people try to sell their houses.