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7) “The growing problem of increase in the size of slums should be seen in light of the effects of price control, rather than simply as a matter of a gap in housing demand required to be subsidized through increased spending by government.” Elaborate and suggest what should be government’s approach towards providing affordable housing to the urban poor.

Topic: Urbanisation – problems and remedies; Paper – 2 (Welfare schemes)

7) “The growing problem of increase in the size of slums should be seen in light of the effects of price control, rather than simply as a matter of a gap in housing demand required to be subsidized through increased spending by government.” Elaborate and suggest what should be government’s approach towards providing affordable housing to the urban poor. (200 Words)

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