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Response to Turin_C3PO (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 15, 2019, 06:08 PM

37. Another thing, too, is they don't want to give up their housing.

Sure, some of them rent, but a lot of people in rural areas have inherited their land and houses and they're reluctant to leave. If they leave, they'll either have to sell their place for a small sum or they can hold on to it while they move to the city and pay outrageous rents. It's about security. Giving up everything you have and putting yourself in a situation where you're vulnerable to the whims of an employer and a landlord does not appeal to many people.

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