Could you live in a house or apartment that was only 30 square metres in size?
There is currently a housing crisis in the UK, where there aren't enough homes for people to live in and the homes that are being built are getting smaller and smaller. People have to become 'creative' with their space in order to have enough room for their family and belongings.
In this week's programme, Jen and Neil discuss the growing number of people who are living in small houses.
This week's question:
Which European country's homes are almost 80% bigger than those in the UK?
b) The Netherlands
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
Living in a tiny space
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- housing crisis
shortage of houses / high prices of houses available to buy
- to get a foot on the property ladder
to buy your first house
- on the market
available to buy
- room to swing a cat
lots of space
- to squeeze
here: to push into a small space
having no more than what is necessary
get rid of things you don't want or need