Urban housing shortage

Aditi Gandhi

24.7 million housing units is the estimated urban housing shortage in 2007, as calculated by the technical group constituted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. Shortage of housing units is projected to increase to 26.5 mn units by 2012.

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3 thoughts on “Urban housing shortage

  1. It's a disturbing number all around. It's still pretty hard to believe that a lot of people still can't afford a house, much less other creature comforts like chairs or beds.

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