This is the most complicated
problem in the city; in our neighbourhood, it is critical. There
are few houses and too many huts. Most of our Catholics live in
subhuman conditions. At times modern buildings and huts stand
side by side, in wonderful coexistence.
723 families live in huts or chawls.
318 families live in houses or buildings.
765 have one room only.
105 have two rooms.
99 have three rooms and more.
72 families share with another the four corners
of a single room.
131 families own
The rest have to pay rent.
In the 20th century, in the
most prosperous city of India,
399 have it.
642 families still have no electricity.