Kris King stands in the kitchen, which is adjacent to the bed which is next to an open closet, in his tiny apartment earlier this month in Seattle. Even King was initially shocked by the size of the apartment he rented near downtown, roughly the size of large parking spot. In Seattle, where city codes have allowed for even smaller micro-apartments and dozens have been built in the last five years, the trend is facing a backlash from some neighbors who are pushing for a building moratorium or for them to be more adequately regulated. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

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