Who wouldn't love to have a house for free? And it's not a fixer-upper, but a clean 3-bedroom home. The town's committee of Okutama, on the outskirts of Tokyo is giving away ready-to-move-in homes to young couples. The catch is the new residents must live in the house for 15 years to be awarded an ownership. This is a desperate measure taken by the committee to resuscitate the dying town due to dwindling population, revealing a glimpse of dreadful future that is becoming increasingly noticeable in rural communities.
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