Activists tackle Paris housing shortage

Empty buildings in French capital being occupied by families on public-housing waiting lists for years.

    Tackling the housing shortage in larger French cities was at the centre of President Francois Hollande's election campaign promises last year.
     
    Since taking office, his government has been trying to identify disused buildings that could be converted into public housing.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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