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Hundreds of families get housing help

2010-11-02 07:54:29 GMT2010-11-02 15:54:29 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Residents of Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province, wait for their turn to select a home from a list of low-rent houses in a new residential compound, on Nov 1, 2010. Jinan began a round of low-rent housing distribution on Monday, with some 198 families selecting their houses. State-owned houses are being rented out at modest prices to low-income families who do not have proper housing in the cities. [Photo/China Daily]

Liu Hengzhang, a migrant worker in Jinan, sheds tears of joy after selecting his new home. [Photo/China Daily]

Chen Benheng, who is in a wheelchair, receives approval for getting a low-rent house in Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province, Nov 1, 2010. [Photo/CFP]

Residents of Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province, wait for their turn to select a home from a list of low-rent houses in a new residential compound, on Nov 1, 2010. [Photo/CFP]

Jinan began a round of low-rent housing distribution on Monday, with some 198 families selecting their houses.

State-owned houses are being rented out at modest prices to low-income families who do not have proper housing in the cities.

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