New Use for Akiya houses?

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Wendy
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New Use for Akiya houses?

Post by Wendy » Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:45 am

Here is a share-space concept that I hadn't heard of before reading this article:
https://www.shareable.net/addressing-ja ... aWCgoqVIeA

It isn't clear either in the article or on the website https://address.love/what the owner gets out of the deal, but thought it might interest some people here.

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Re: New Use for Akiya houses?

Post by Zakiyama » Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:06 am

Interesting concept!
It looks like the owners get a cut of the "rent". And I'm sure they are happy their house is being used and cared for.

It seems like as soon as a house is empty, it starts to fall apart. There are so many akiya in our village, but most have gone too long and require major repairs to be livable. The biggest obstacle to people moving here is lack of housing.