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Housing QualityPlay
Implies a lack of comfort or luxury, often temporary or improvised housing. SlideDuring the gold rush, miners lived in shacks near the mines.
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Rustic CharmPlay
Sometimes used nostalgically or affectionately for quaint or simple rural dwellings. SlideWe spent our summer in an old fishing shack by the lake.
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Poverty IndicatorPlay
Can be used to signify economic hardship or poor living conditions. SlideFamilies in that area were living in shacks with no running water.