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Region's housing deficit hits 45 percent

Monday, November 24, 2014


Central America's housing deficit has reached at least 45 percent, according to the Inter-American Development Bank.

The figure surpasses Latin America's 45 percent and the Caribbean's 37 percent.

Forty-four percent of the region's population lives in poverty, making it difficult to gain access to credit and cover basic needs, according to the World Bank.

Full story (in Spanish)