If your bedroom is also your kitchen, you might live in a micro-apartment

BY News Desk  September 22, 2013 at 12:32 PM EDT

As more people across the country are living alone, the costs of rent and real estate are soaring in many urban areas.

Cities like New York and Vancouver are trying to get the most out of available apartment space by creating “micro” apartments. Many of these apartments are smaller than what was previously allowed under the law.

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