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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 →
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 →
Hábitat y Desarrollo Humano completo

Hábitat y Desarrollo Humano completo

Este trabajo se inscribe en una reflexión global sobre el hábitat y su relación con las teorías de la complejidad; no pretende formular o probar hipótesis derivadas de modelos, sino servir para la discusión de los problemas del desarrollo humano territorial, con el fin de ofrecer algunas ideas para entender mejor cómo funciona el hábitat en el entreveramiento social en el que se encuentra inscrito. More info →
Rental Housing: An essential option for the urban poor in developing countries

Rental Housing: An essential option for the urban poor in developing countries

Demonstrates that most arguments leading to the current bias against rental housing are highly flawed. Argues for more tenure-neutral housing policies, and urges governments to modify regulatory frameworks, develop credit programmes and other forms of assistance to support housing production, with a view to creating more rental housing and to improve the existing stock. More info →
Profil Urbain National Du Niger (French)

Profil Urbain National Du Niger (French)

Le territoire du Niger est une partie intégrante des espaces constitutifs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest. More info →
Mali : Profil Urbain De Bamako (French)

Mali : Profil Urbain De Bamako (French)

Bamako est la capitale administrative, politique et économique du Mali. 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 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 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 →
Hábitat y Desarrollo Humano completo

Hábitat y Desarrollo Humano completo

Este trabajo se inscribe en una reflexión global sobre el hábitat y su relación con las teorías de la complejidad; no pretende formular o probar hipótesis derivadas de modelos, sino servir para la discusión de los problemas del desarrollo humano territorial, con el fin de ofrecer algunas ideas para entender mejor cómo funciona el hábitat en el entreveramiento social en el que se encuentra inscrito. More info →
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