Published On: Sun, May 7th, 2017

Tokyo housing: City life draws youth, leaving seniors in depopulated suburbs

JAPAN-ELECTION/BIRTHRATE

The construction cranes dotting parts of Tokyo’s skyline suggest a building boom, but scores of empty homes in the decaying suburbs tell a different story, involving the elderly left behind in those depopulated neighbourhoods.

CBC | World News

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Tokyo housing: City life draws youth, leaving seniors in depopulated suburbs