How Does Paris Stay Paris? By Pouring Billions Into Public Housing

March 18, 2024

One quarter of all Paris residents now live in public housing, up from 13 percent in the late 1990s. Making the philosophy a reality is increasingly hard — the wait list for public housing in Paris is more than six years long. Public housing, however, is increasingly available only for those lucky enough to get it. There is also disagreement about how far the government can or should push public housing in the future. By Pouring Billions Into Public Housing appeared first on New York Times.