Philippines housing crisis: Filipinos need affordable homes

Southeast Asia's fastest-growing economy has a housing shortage, with more than 6 million homes needed for impoverished families.

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    The International Monetary Fund expects the Philippines to become the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia.

    But many Filipinos doubt whether they will benefit.

    Millions of affordable homes are needed to cope with a growing population and to alleviate extreme poverty.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila on those who have been left behind.


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