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VIDEO: Micro-apartments…the next big thing?

Posted at 11:51 PM, Jul 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-15 23:51:31-04

The next big thing in New York City...might be a small idea. The city wants to building micro apartments to attract new renters to the Big Apple. [Read: NYC housing initiative to design 300-square-foot micro-units]

But just how tight of a squeeze is it to live in just 300 square feet?

Reporter Richard Roth decided to visit Greenwich Village to see how residents already manage live in “shoebox” sized apartments.

Click the video to see how so residents are surviving in 150 square feet apartments.

Could you live like that?