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Providing affordable housing for all

Jakarta | Mon, October 23, 2017 | 10:30 am
Providing affordable housing for all President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo (center) inspects low-cost housing in Bekasi, West Java, on April 4. The housing complex built for low-income families is part of the government’s 1 million houses program. (JP/ecn) (JP/ecn)

PREMIUM The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day since 1986 as a way to reflect on the state of our cities and to remind us of the basic right to adequate shelter. At the same time, it’s a reminder for state authorities that they are responsible and have the authority to shape the future of our cities. The theme of World Habitat Day this year w...

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