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March 31, 2017

Motilal Oswal Quotes IDFC Institute's Work on Affordable Housing

This Market Review Report by Motilal Oswal quotes Deputy Director Pritika Hingorani, Senior Associate Meenaz Munshi, and Associate Rohan Shridhar's work on affordable housing. Excerpts:


"The Economic Survey 2016-17 describes an India on the move. Migration has almost doubled, to an annual flow of nine million a year for 2011-16, from 5.5-6 million a year between 2001-11. Though the survey shows the highest migration to Delhi, there were well over 90 cities in India with annual population growth rates of 3% or more. Against this, in 2012, the urban housing shortage in India was estimated to be almost 19 million homes, with the vast majority required for lower-income households. Rental housing is a critical component of the housing response in urbanizing countries..."


Read the whole report here.


Read the whole article here.

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