Somewhere to live
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Live anyway, build alone but together. During the night, the hostages of an economic and urban system is out to conquer land empty of buildings in the space of a few hours. Plots begin to appear, tents grow , which will take in a few days the air of home and a transition area which we dared to dream. Organizethemselves, resist face to eviction and repression, negotiate with authorities often absent, simply claim the right to live and pay rent, as everyone This story takes place tin Buenos Aires, from its dense center to its suburbs, where the right to inhabit as a human basic right, is challenged by property speculation, tsometimes precarious work mixed with a lack of political will. The numbers speak for themselves. In the capital there are 225,016 vacant housing, 500,000 people in emergency ,without counting the 275,000 ** people living in slums. The situation in the suburbs is not much better although the place to build does not fail. With about 35% of the population living in precarious or illegal work, obtain a lease or a credit for the purchase of land is almost an impossible mission. A problem that affects both the Argentine population and neighboring countries came to look for work and a better situation. While speculative projects such as gated-communities flourish, popular pressure and bad of living rumbles, pushing these homeless workers for land often leave unaffected by the owners for speculative purposes. The more the city ahead, more land will interest investors at a lower price for the owners. Between real estate pressure and popular pressure, the Latin American city is growing and at great speed, and propose new ways of doing