Istanbul faces affordable housing crisis as rent prices soar

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One of the largest cities in Europe, Istanbul has an affordable housing crisis. Rent increases have trebled the global average this year and many residents are struggling to find a house that they can afford. This has also affected university students and some of them have spent the night in a park in protest.

Al Jazeera’s Resul Serdar reports from Istanbul, Turkey.

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