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India’s attempts towards affordable housing have been too insignificant to matter
Affordable housing in India is dead. The paradox is that this has happened even before it was really born. Study after study points to the large unmet housing needs of the economically weaker section (EWS), the low-income group (LIG) and the middle-income group (MIG) in India. The ministry of housing and urban poverty alleviation (MHUPA) estimates a shortfall 26.5 million housing units in 2012. The gap between supply and demand is shamefully large.
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