Quick access to main page (top) Direct access to main contents Quick access to main page (bottom)

Bed Next to Toilet: Take a Look Inside the $47 Apartment in Shanghai

inews24 Views  

A rental apartment in Shanghai, China, with a bed right behind the toilet, was immediately rented out for 300 yuan (approximately $50) monthly, bringing the housing issue in major Chinese cities back into the spotlight.

SCMP

According to Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post on the 7th, this property was recently featured in a real estate brokerage video in Shanghai, China.

The size of the apartment was a mere 1.5 pyeong (approximately 53 square feet), located in a small space beneath the stairs.

The video shows a living room with limited space, allowing only one person to stand upon entering the front door. In addition, a bedroom combined with a bathroom is on the right, without a window. The tenant must sleep on the floor facing the toilet, and the water heater is hung next to the bed.

The real estate broker joked, “If you add an air conditioner, the rent will increase by 100 yuan (about $16), but it’s completely unnecessary because if you live in such a room, your heart is already cold.”

Despite this, the house was immediately rented to a Chinese shared vehicle driver.

According to the Shanghai Baisen Real Estate Appraisal, the average monthly rent for a one-room apartment in Shanghai exceeds 5134 yuan (about $805).

However, half of Shanghai’s population earns less than 6000 yuan (around $940) a month, and the average monthly salary for service sector jobs such as waiters, security guards, and cashiers is only between 3,500 and 5,000 yuan (approximately $550 to $785).

inews24
content@viewusglobal.com

Comments0

300

Comments0

[ASIA] Latest Stories

  • Historic Mission: Chang'e-6 Set to Collect First-Ever Samples from Moon's Dark Side
  • North Korea Sends 'Filth Balloons' into South Korean Territory: A Violation of the Armistice Agreement?
  • North Korea's GPS Jamming and Missile Launches, Provocations Escalate
  • Kim Jong Un's Sister Mocks South Korea with Trash-Filled Balloons: Border Showdown Imminent?
  • Emergency Alerts Issued in Seoul Amid North Korean Flyer Scare
  • North Korea's Kim Encourages Scientists Post-Failure: 'Do Not Be Dismayed'

Weekly Best Articles

  • Trump on Trial: Jury Deliberates as Verdict Looms in Hush Money Scandal
  • Striking Out the Competition: Estrada Sets a Blazing MLB Record!
  • Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Strikes Gold with Nvidia Options
  • China and Russia Join Hands and Issues Warning Over U.S. Military Space Dominance
  • Historic Mission: Chang’e-6 Set to Collect First-Ever Samples from Moon’s Dark Side
  • North Korea Sends ‘Filth Balloons’ into South Korean Territory: A Violation of the Armistice Agreement?
  • North Korea’s GPS Jamming and Missile Launches, Provocations Escalate
  • ILLIT’s ‘Magnetic’ Keeps Pulling Fans: Continues Its Hot Streak on Billboard and Spotify
  • Kim Jong Un’s Sister Mocks South Korea with Trash-Filled Balloons: Border Showdown Imminent?
  • Samsung Workers Strike for the First Time: A Historic Labor Showdown
  • Strike Alert! Canada’s Second-Largest Copper Mine Faces Shutdown
  • NCT Jaehyun Joins Lauv As Special Guest at Seoul Jazz Festival 2024

You May Also Like

  • 1
    UAE President Pledges $30 Billion Investment in South Korea

    BUSINESS 

  • 2
    Elon Musk's Latest AI Project Attracts $6 Billion, Signaling Major Industry Shift

    BUSINESS 

  • 3
    Colombia's Search for $20 Billion in Sunken Spanish Gold

    LATEST 

  • 4
    House of 'Home Alone' Hits the Market: Live Like Kevin for $5.25 Million!

    LATEST 

  • 5
    Three European Countries Recognize Palestine Statehood

    WORLD 

Popular Now

  • 1
    Behind Closed Doors: How Israel Allegedly Manipulated International Justice

    WORLD 

  • 2
    Fruit Fury: Koreans Outraged Over Cheap U.S. Apple Prices

    LATEST 

  • 3
    China Chooses iPhone: Apple's Smart Strategy Leads to a 52% Sales Increase

    BUSINESS 

  • 4
    Chinese Influencer Accuses Korea of Cultural Theft

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 5
    Drama Off-Screen: KBS Bans Appearances of Convicted Squid Game Actor O Yeong Su

    ENTERTAINMENT 

Weekly Best Articles

  • Trump on Trial: Jury Deliberates as Verdict Looms in Hush Money Scandal
  • Striking Out the Competition: Estrada Sets a Blazing MLB Record!
  • Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Strikes Gold with Nvidia Options
  • China and Russia Join Hands and Issues Warning Over U.S. Military Space Dominance
  • Historic Mission: Chang’e-6 Set to Collect First-Ever Samples from Moon’s Dark Side
  • North Korea Sends ‘Filth Balloons’ into South Korean Territory: A Violation of the Armistice Agreement?
  • North Korea’s GPS Jamming and Missile Launches, Provocations Escalate
  • ILLIT’s ‘Magnetic’ Keeps Pulling Fans: Continues Its Hot Streak on Billboard and Spotify
  • Kim Jong Un’s Sister Mocks South Korea with Trash-Filled Balloons: Border Showdown Imminent?
  • Samsung Workers Strike for the First Time: A Historic Labor Showdown
  • Strike Alert! Canada’s Second-Largest Copper Mine Faces Shutdown
  • NCT Jaehyun Joins Lauv As Special Guest at Seoul Jazz Festival 2024

Must-Reads

  • 1
    UAE President Pledges $30 Billion Investment in South Korea

    BUSINESS 

  • 2
    Elon Musk's Latest AI Project Attracts $6 Billion, Signaling Major Industry Shift

    BUSINESS 

  • 3
    Colombia's Search for $20 Billion in Sunken Spanish Gold

    LATEST 

  • 4
    House of 'Home Alone' Hits the Market: Live Like Kevin for $5.25 Million!

    LATEST 

  • 5
    Three European Countries Recognize Palestine Statehood

    WORLD 

Popular Now

  • 1
    Behind Closed Doors: How Israel Allegedly Manipulated International Justice

    WORLD 

  • 2
    Fruit Fury: Koreans Outraged Over Cheap U.S. Apple Prices

    LATEST 

  • 3
    China Chooses iPhone: Apple's Smart Strategy Leads to a 52% Sales Increase

    BUSINESS 

  • 4
    Chinese Influencer Accuses Korea of Cultural Theft

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 5
    Drama Off-Screen: KBS Bans Appearances of Convicted Squid Game Actor O Yeong Su

    ENTERTAINMENT 

Share it on...