In Saint-Denis, life as a “dog” in unsanitary housing

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The window is broken, the walls are blackened with damp. The stove is on the ground and the electricity is ready to cut out. For 17 years, Belkheir has rented an unsanitary studio in Saint-Denis, a Paris suburb, with the hope of being rehoused. “I don’t want to die here,” he says.