Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, is determined to free up more council housing, as property prices and rents are rising beyond the reach of ordinary Parisians. Photo: AFP Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, is determined to free up more council housing, as property prices and rents are rising beyond the reach of ordinary Parisians. Photo: AFP
Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, is determined to free up more council housing, as property prices and rents are rising beyond the reach of ordinary Parisians. Photo: AFP

Paris attempts to reclaim council homes from wealthy, well-connected

Many properties in exclusive areas reportedly given to wealthy, connected

Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, is determined to free up more council housing, as property prices and rents are rising beyond the reach of ordinary Parisians. Photo: AFP Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, is determined to free up more council housing, as property prices and rents are rising beyond the reach of ordinary Parisians. Photo: AFP
Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, is determined to free up more council housing, as property prices and rents are rising beyond the reach of ordinary Parisians. Photo: AFP
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