migrant housing

Photos: Migrants’ and Petitioners’ City Homes

Ministry of Tofu translates, together with comments from Sina Weibo, a Sina.com photo essay showing migrant workers in Chongqing living in improvised tents and shacks, under bridges or on construction sites. Mr. Zhou, 47 years...

Young Migrants Ambivalent About City Life

Young migrant workers struggle to adapt to life in China’s cities according to a new survey, which reports that only 6% are either “relatively” or “very well” adapted. Common problems among...

Housing Rights ‘Violators’ Named – Imogen Foulkes

From BBC News: The Geneva-based Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions has announced its annual Housing Rights Violator Awards . The organisation, which fights forced evictions worldwide, gives the awards to countries that have committed the most serious and systematic violations. This year’s awards went to China, Burma and a member of the EU, Slovakia, […]

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