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Housing block by GVA runway

A few times when I've taken off from GVA airport, I've noticed a housing block really close to the runway (actually probably taxiway rather). It just seems odd 'cos it's so close. Is it a special category of housing, or just a normal apartment block that somehow ended up next to the tarmac?

It looks lived-in, eg there has been washing hung out.
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It's a home for the deaf.
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Re: Housing block by GVA runway

If it's on the Swiss side, near the Route de Ferney, it's accommodation for refugees or asylum seekers.
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If it's on the Swiss side, near the Route de Ferney, it's accommodation for refugees or asylum seekers.
..... who are probably now deaf.
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