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Poverty-stricken families benefit from gov't free housing project

(Xinhua)

16:47, March 12, 2012

Liao Zongsheng shows his old house at Xinmin Village of Xiajiang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 11, 2012. Local government invested over 1.2 million yuan (about 190,000 U.S. dollars) in 2011 to build new houses for poverty-stricken families. Liao's family was one of the 36 beneficiaries who get their housing for free thanks to the government project. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)
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