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Housing Mumbai's Poor
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 42, No. 38 (Sep. 22 - 28, 2007), pp. 3835-3837
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40276414
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The slum rehabilitation scheme in Mumbai has failed to address the issue of housing for the poor and has also led to large-scale corruption. This article proposes a public housing scheme that deals with the weak points of the current programme and will provide shelter for one crore people.
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