There have been very few times in my life when I’ve lived in an apartment. I’m the type of person who has always preferred to live in my own home. You could say that’s because I like having things my own way, and you wouldn’t be wrong. I also have never and really don’t think I could have a house in one of those subdivisions that are governed by a housing association. The very idea of someone telling me what colors I could or could not paint my house is unimaginable.
Struggling economy makes apartment life seem attractive
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