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India's housing lottery scheme

India has a major housing shortage in its cities, especially for its poorest, many of whom are in transit camps waiting for homes to be built.

But for a few middle class Indians there is a glimmer of hope - a lottery scheme which gives a chosen few the chance to buy a house at an affordable price.

The BBC's Shilpa Kannan reports from Delhi for India Business Report.

  • 12 Dec 2014