About 1,000 demonstrate to support the 300 families who have been camping on the Rue de la banque stret to draw attention to the housing crisis affecting France's least  fortunate. Due largely to the lack of public subsidized housing, many are forced into overpriced rundown hotels. 
Paris, France, Sunday November 11, 2007.
 Homeless and poorly lodged protestors reinvest the sidewalk in front of the "Housing Crisis Ministry" set up by the DAL ("Right to Housing" association) on rue de la Banque in Paris Friday November 2, 2007, where they have been camping for over a month to draw attention to the need for long-term accommodation solutions for the city's homeless. They met earlier in the day with officials at Housing Minister Christine Boutin's cabinet for ongoing negociation to solve the housing problems in the capital. (image by William ALIX)
About 1,000 demonstrate to support the 300 families who have been camping on the Rue de la banque stret to draw attention to the housing crisis affecting France's least fortunate. Due largely to the lack of public subsidized housing, many are forced into overpriced rundown hotels. Paris, France, Sunday November 11, 2007. Homeless and poorly lodged protestors reinvest the sidewalk in front of the "Housing Crisis Ministry" set up by the DAL ("Right to Housing" association) on rue de la Banque in Paris Friday November 2, 2007, where they have been camping for over a month to draw attention to the need for long-term accommodation solutions for the city's homeless. They met earlier in the day with officials at Housing Minister Christine Boutin's cabinet for ongoing negociation to solve the housing problems in the capital.
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