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IN THE CORRIDORS

Although the informal group on a "right to housing" sent draft text to the Working Groups on Wednesday, informal consultations continued on Thursday and the Working Groups suspended consideration of the text pending any change. Many hoped to reach consensus at PrepCom III and send the "most important issue" of the Conference to Habitat II unbracketed. Delegations were reported to have moved on the issue, and some thought that agreement was close, but in the end the Wednesday draft still stands.