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Paris squatters - down, but not out

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 01:17

June 11 - Faced with an unprecedented shortage of affordable housing, Parisians resort to squatting in office buildings, and receive the blessing of French lawmakers.

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-- -- -- in Paris -- like the rest of from Cisco and acute housing crisis that moment. The problem is when the rising population. Immigration and more divorces numbers is that -- more single households. A supply of the -- that they simply hasn't kept talking about supply of new building that we now have a shortage of 800 thousands. Affordable houses. This has become a big political issue was came to a head in December when a group of sixty homeless families and says vacant office block in center. And have since been occupying it. Assault on us for now -- feel at home I know it's temporary. And capacity of victims but frankly I feel a sense of the minutes yet if it. Housing minister says did you vote this time and said she supports them. The city of Paris support from two transition to preemption or go to time touch us. It won't promise of a knockdown price in the meantime the government is pushing ahead in the emergency housing time. -- is using tax breaks. And a reduction in building regulations to time stimulate new buildings so that by 2017. It was a mistake to reduce that soulful. It admit that's a very ambitious plan we have to see whether it works or not. -- in Paris for Royces.

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Paris squatters - down, but not out

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 01:17