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Tunisia Urban Housing Sector Profile

Tunisia Urban Housing Sector Profile

The Tunisia Urban Housing Sector Profile is a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the urban housing sector, focussing on its strengths and weaknesses. More info →
Quick Guide 6: Community-based organizations , The poor as agents of development

Quick Guide 6: Community-based organizations , The poor as agents of development

This Quick Guide 6 considers how governments and policy makers can work together with community-based organizations to address the problems that poor people experience in urban settlements, and find viable long-term solutions to their housing needs. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 7; RENTAL HOUSING. A much neglected housing option for the poor

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 7; RENTAL HOUSING. A much neglected housing option for the poor

This Quick Guide reviews the characteristics of rental housing markets and how they function. More info →
Affordable land and housing in Latin America and the Caribbean

Affordable land and housing in Latin America and the Caribbean

Countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region were the first in the developing world to go through rapid urbanisation. Today, the region is the second most urbanised region in the world. More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Boundiali (French)

Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain de Boundiali (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
La commune de Boundiali est le chef-lieu du département de Boundiali. More info →
Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

Tilmaamaha Xirfadeysan ee Farsamada Dhismooyinka

Dayactrika iyo horumarinta Kaabayasha dhaqaalaha dagaalada kadib More info →
Housing the Poor in African Cities – Training Facilitator’s Guide

Housing the Poor in African Cities – Training Facilitator’s Guide

This Facilitator’s Guide prepared by UN-Habitat and Cities Alliance accompanies the Quick Guides for Policy Makers: Housing the Poor in African Cities series. The Facilitator’s Guide comes with a USB flash drive containing the Quick Guides series, PowerPoint presentations on each Quick Guide, and videos that can be used in training activities. The training pack is intended for the use of training institutions in Africa and other interested institutions. The training pack focuses on experiential training, which draws on the experience of the workshop participants and emphasises the sharing of ideas and opinions. Available in French. More info →
Ghana Housing Sector Profile

Ghana Housing Sector Profile

The Ghana Urban Housing Sector Profile is a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the urban housing sector, focusing on its strengths and weaknesses. More info →
Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

Quick Guide 5: Housing Finance , Ways to help the poor pay for housing

The objective of this Quick Guide is to introduce some of the key concepts of housing finance and to provide a quick overview of how a housing finance system works. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 2; LOW-INCOME HOUSING. Approaches to help the urban poor find adequate accomodation
Affordable Land and Housing in Europe and North America

Affordable Land and Housing in Europe and North America

This volume investigates the state of affordable land and housing in Europe and North America (countries that comprise the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). More info →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abidjan (French)

Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abidjan (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Situé dans la région des lagunes au sud de la Côte d’Ivoire, le district d’Abidjan comprend 13 communes (dont 10 composent la ville d’Abidjan) couvrant une superfi cie de 513 km². More info →
Green Building Interventions for Social Housing

Green Building Interventions for Social Housing

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Given the substantial growth in new construction in economies in transition, and the inefficiencies of existing building stock worldwide, if nothing is done, GHG emissions from buildings will more than double in the next 20 years. Therefore, if global targets for GHG emissions reduction are to be met, it is essential that mitigation of GHG emissions from buildings must be on every national climate change strategy. More info →
The Right to Adequate Housing for Persons With Disabilities Living in Cities

The Right to Adequate Housing for Persons With Disabilities Living in Cities

This study reviews the literature on the meaning and impact of the right to adequate housing for persons with disabilities in cities. It uses the foundational framework of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), and demonstrates how the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) provides a new understanding of this complex right. More info →
Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

Cities in A Globalizing World – Global Report on Human Settlements 2001

Cities in a Globalizing World presents a comprehensive review of the world’s cities and analyses the positive and negative impacts on human settlements of global trends towards social and economic integration. More info →
Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

Quick Guide 4: Eviction , Alternatives to the destruction of urban poor communities

This Quick Guide 4 explores how communities facing eviction have organized themselves, and drawn on the support of community-based networks and institutions in Africa and globally to find alternatives to the destruction of their settlements. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 6; COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS. The poor as agents of development

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 6; COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS. The poor as agents of development

This Quick Guide examines how community organizations can be valuable and resourceful partners when it comes to finding viable solutions to their own housing problems. More info →
Eritrea: National and Cities Urban Profile

Eritrea: National and Cities Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Urban Profiling is an assessment of needs and capacity building gaps at the city level. More info →
Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Haïti : Profil Urbain Du Cap-Haïtien (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Cap-Haïtien est une ville côtière située au nord d’Haïti. c’est la deuxième ville du pays après Port-au-Prince, la capitale. More info →
Vivienda para pueblos indígenas en ciudades capitales andinas

Vivienda para pueblos indígenas en ciudades capitales andinas

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Procesos de planificación y análisis de vivienda adecuada More info →
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