More Than 1 in 5 Homes in Chinese Cities Are Empty, Survey Says

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Wall Street Journal

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Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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  • Article

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External to ACUI

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More than one in five homes in China's urban areas is vacant, and a current housing-price correction is putting additional pressure on the owners of such empty properties, according to a nationwide survey by researchers from China's Southwestern University of Finance and Economics.