Housing and land insecurity

  • Nearly one billion people scared of losing homes or land, poll finds
    Housing and land insecurity make it harder for people to plan for the future, hampering economic growth   LONDON, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost one billion people around the world fear losing their homes or land within five years, with owners and tenants in Burkina Faso and the Philippines the most concerned, a survey of 140 nations showed on Wednesday.   About one in five adults (19%) worry that their housing, fields or other land could be taken awa