To avoid high costing hotels in Rio in the summer, favelas are being cleaned up to locate fans, according to the Daily Mail.

Lack of available accommodation is one of the main negatives of the World Cup in Brazil because of the prices being charged.

You can't blame the hotel owners though, as they take advantage of a great opportunity.

However, it is highly doubtful the supporters will see it that way!

They are going to have to pay a lot of money on top of their tickets - which aren't cheap!

There is an alternative to pricey hotels, though.

Some favelas are in the process of being cleaned up to offer cheap accommodation for fans that can't pay for actual hotels.

They are, essentially, make-shift hotels in Rochina - slum communities that can house over 300,000  people.

However, whilst fan may like the sound of budget accomodation, they should be wary of the dangers of crime in the area.

There is crime galore, with drug trafficking a major issue.

One worrying stat reported in the Daily Mail is that murders have increased 17.5 per cent year-on-year in Rio de Janeiro which shows that fans will be far from safe.

Is it worth the risk or should you just stay home and watch it on TV?

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