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Prosperity of Cities: State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013

Prosperity of Cities: State of the World’s Cities 2012/2013

The City is the Home of Prosperity. It is the place where human beings find satisfaction of basic needs and access to essential public goods. More info →
Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide – State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011

Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide – State of the World’s Cities 2010/2011

The world's urban population now exceeds the world's rural population. More info →
Housing Finance Mechanisms in Chile

Housing Finance Mechanisms in Chile

This report evaluates the housing finance mechanism in Chile, with special attention to the issues of affordability, efficiency, effectiveness and stability. More info →
The Role of Government in the Housing Market , The Experiences from Asia

The Role of Government in the Housing Market , The Experiences from Asia

The diversity of Asia provides unique opportunities for examining the effectiveness of different policies and instruments. More info →
State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009 – Harmonious Cities

State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009 – Harmonious Cities

Half of humanity now lives in cities, and within two decades, nearly 60 per cent of the world’s people will be urban dwellers. More info →
Fiscal Decentralisation in Japan

Fiscal Decentralisation in Japan

Japanese fiscal system places a high premium on tax and expenditure harmonization and on the control by higher level governments. More info →
Housing as a Strategy for Poverty Reduction in Ghana

Housing as a Strategy for Poverty Reduction in Ghana

The need to provide adequate, suitable and equitable housing has remained a major priority of every government. More info →
Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento Estratégico , Volume 1 (Portuguese Language Version)

Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento Estratégico , Volume 1 (Portuguese Language Version)

Este manual é o primeiro volume da série Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local (DEL) através de Planejamento Estratégico. More info →
Municipal Finance and Urban Development

Municipal Finance and Urban Development

Municipal Finance of Urban Development was prepared as a background paper for the UN-Habitat Global Report 2005. Financing Urban Shelter and a summary was included as Chapter 3 of the Global Report under the title, Municipal Finance: Conditions and Trends. More info →
Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

The Community Land Trust (CLT) is an increasingly important strategy for addressing affordability of land and housing for low- to moderate-income residents of communities throughout the United States. More info →
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