A homeless man sits on a sofa where houses were demolished in the Favela do Metro shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Residents of communities like Metro, located on the surroundings of the Maracana stadium, are being pushed out of their homes to make way for new roads, Olympic venues, and other projects as part of preparations to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

WATCH: This Is What ‘Occupy’ Looks Like In A Rio Slum

Thousands of poor Brazilians are sheltering in squalid quarters in an abandoned plastics factory in the Alemao favela complex because they say their slum became too expensive.