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Jalan Jalan (52): Sad, but maybe good/safe for the neighborhood - old, damaged, dangerous house comes down - Part 2

Scroll down past the photos for a timely editorial from The Japan Times (5/4/19) that offers some context about such house-wrecking. Address the vacant home problem The estimated number of uninhabited houses across Japan continues to rise as the supply of newly built properties keeps growing despite the declining population, while the demolition of unused homes or efforts to list them on the market make slow progress. According to the Internal Affairs and Communicati...
Tags: Photography, Japan, Walking, Anthropology, Photo Essay, Japan Times, Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry, Jalan Jalan, House Wrecking