The Paraíban is exchanging the privacy of their houses for the comfort and safety of the vertical condominiums.
The State has the second highest level of residences located in urban area of the north eastern region, with 79,2 % of it’s residents residing in the cities.
The data comes from the National Inquiry for Sample of Residences (Pnad), of 2006, by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
This process of verticalisation of the principal cities of the State is beginning to alter the profile of dwellings in Paraíba.
This new way of living demands the fulfilment of social rules and new ways of living with other people as well as the division of finances and services to manage the condominium.
The relationship is not easy. It is necessary to adopt a “survival guide”.
To live in apartment means to open your pockets to lots of additional spending that you would not have considered for a house.
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