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Uganda Urban Housing Sector Profile

Uganda Urban Housing Sector Profile

This profile is a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the structure and functioning of Uganda's urban housing sector. More info →
Quick Guide 8: Local government , Addressing urban challenges in a participatory and integrated way

Quick Guide 8: Local government , Addressing urban challenges in a participatory and integrated way

This Quick Guide 8 provides a brief overview of local government in Africa, and the urban challenges (and opportunities) that local government bodies need to respond to. More info →
Quick Guides for Policy Makers 4. EVICTION: Alternatives to the whole-scale destruction of urban poor communities

Quick Guides for Policy Makers 4. EVICTION: Alternatives to the whole-scale destruction of urban poor communities

This Quick Guide explores several practicable and replicable alternatives to evictions which are being tested, refined and scaled up by governments, community groups and support institutions in Asia. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

In the vast majority of countries land and housing affordability is a critical contemporary challenge. More info →
Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain De Treichville (French)
Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile

Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile

Today, the housing situation in Nepal, especially for the urban poor, remains far from adequate. Indeed, urban dwellers in Nepal have been finding it increasingly difficult to afford housing due to rapid price rises in land. More info →
Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

A national Housing Profile can be the first step to inform and engage policy and decision-makers, and provide them with the evidence needed to design their choices and support critical decisions. More info →
Quick Guide 7: Rental Housing , A much neglected housing option for the poor

Quick Guide 7: Rental Housing , A much neglected housing option for the poor

This Quick Guide 7 considers the characteristics of good quality rental housing and sound landlord-tenant rental arrangements, and presents policy options to promote and regulate the expansion of rental housing especially for the urban poor. 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 Asia

Affordable Land and Housing in Asia

In the vast majority of countries land and housing affordability is a critical contemporary challenge. More info →
Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain De Port-Bouët (French)

Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain De Port-Bouët (French)

Port-Bouët porte le nom du commandant Bouët Villaumez qui, en 1837, fut chargé par le roi de France, Louis Philippe, de signer des traités de commerce et de protection avec des chefs côtiers. More info →
Viet Nam Housing Sector Profile

Viet Nam Housing Sector Profile

The report provides us with an in-depth analysis of the various dimensions of housing and highlights some constraints that require the attention of public policy. More info →
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 2; LOW-INCOME HOUSING. Approaches to help the urban poor find adequate accomodation
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 D’issia (French)

Côte D’ivoire : Profil Urbain D’issia (French)

La commune d’issia est située à 368 km d’Abidjan, au centre ouest de la Côte d’ivoire, dans la région du Hautsassandra. 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 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 →
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