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Number of pages
273
Publication date
2003
Publisher
UN-Habitat

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

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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.