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The state of poor housing in France 2017


The 22nd edition of the annual report on the state of poor housing of the Abbé Pierre Foundation draws the picture of a France fractured by the housing crisis. 4 million people are homeless, poorly housed or without personal accommodation. In addition to these most serious situations, 12.1 million people are affected to varying degrees by the housing crisis. Excessive financial effort, energy poverty, risk of rental eviction, co-ownership problems, overcrowding ... in total, without double counting, nearly 15 million people are affected, in one way or another, by the crisis of housing. In many ways, for the poor, the middle class and the middle classes, the situation is getting worse, especially since the rise in real estate prices in the 2000s and the outbreak of the economic crisis in 2008.