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Housing loans for all

Let's #ThinkTwice why housing loans remain a privilege for the few. Watch our debate live on Facebook @HabitatEMEA this Wednesday 19 June at 1 pm CET. Find out how housing microfinance addresses inequalities.

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Who can afford rising rents?

Asia and Edik are refugees. In Poland, they found each other but have had an especially difficult time finding decent, affordable housing. Already, the couple has had to move no fewer than seven times.

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Read about Habitat's work in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

When home is a refugee camp

Beirut`s labyrinthine slum, Shatila, has been built over decades by people fleeing conflict and poverty. It is on prime real estate, in the middle of the city, yet is largely hidden from Lebanese society.

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Winter, leave

The immersive film, Winter, Leave, made by Contrast in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, takes us to the center of the Balkan Peninsula. We explore what makes Skopje one of the most polluted cities in Europe.

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