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Housing rights, housing policy, housing strategy
Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

Fiji: Lautoka Urban Profile

The Lautoka Urban Profiling consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. More info →
Gambia: Kanifing Urban Profile

Gambia: Kanifing Urban Profile

The urban profiling in Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. 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 →
Housing for All: The Challenges of Affordability,Accessibility and Sustainability

Housing for All: The Challenges of Affordability,Accessibility and Sustainability

This report provides a comprehensive review of the challenges for low and moderate income housing. It focuses on the issues of affordability, accessibility and sustainability in resolving the housing problem. More info →
Tools to Support Participatory Urban Decision Making

Tools to Support Participatory Urban Decision Making

This toolkit is a contribution to the Global Campaign on Urban Governance, an initiative led by UN-Habitat in collaboration with a whole range of partners whose development goal is to contribute to the eradication of poverty through improved urban governance. This toolkit will contribute to the wider dialogue, advocacy and capacity-building efforts towards good urban governance. The tools contained herein will form part of an electronic database of tools encompassing various principles promoted by the Campaign. More info →
Cameroun: Profil De Ville de Kribi (French)

Cameroun: Profil De Ville de Kribi (French)

Le but du profil régional du secteur urbain est de contribuer à l’élaboration et à l’exécution de la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté en milieu urbain aux niveaux local, national et sous-régional. More info →
Liberia Housing Profile

Liberia Housing Profile

To contribute towards addressing this challenge, the Liberia Housing Profile offers a comprehensive in-depth analysis of the urban housing sector. The Profile contributes to the creation of a framework that enables provision of adequate housing for all. It builds a comprehensive understanding of the functioning of the urban housing sector that can serve as an authoritative reference point for all actors involved in the direct provision or enablement of housing in Liberia. More info →
Indian Housing Project: Rebuilding Homes, Transforming Lives
Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

Profil du Secteur du Logement Urban au Senegal (Senegal Urban Housing Sector Profile)

Le profil du secteur du logement au Sénégal est une analyse complète du secteur du logement urbain, avec un regard concentre sur l'identification de ses points forts et faiblesses. Le profil contribue à la création d'un cadre devant permettre la provision d'un logement convenable pour tous. More info →
Gambia: National Urban Profile

Gambia: National Urban Profile

The urban population in The Gambia stood at 53 percent of the total ppulation in 2003. 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 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 →
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 →
Côte d’Ivoire: Profil Urbain d’Abobo (French)

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

La commune d’Abobo est l’une des 13 communes constituant le district d’Abidjan. More info →
Accessibility of Housing. A Handbook of Inclusive Affordable Housing Solutions for Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons

Accessibility of Housing. A Handbook of Inclusive Affordable Housing Solutions for Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons

This handbook aims to bridge the existing gap between the needs and rights of persons with disabilities and older persons with slum upgrading, reconstruction, large-scale affordable and social housing programmes. More info →
Building Sustainability Assessment and Benchmarking
République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French Language Version)

République du Congo: Profil Urbain de Pointe-Noire (French Language Version)

Pointe-Noire est une ville de la République du Congo située au centre-ouest de l'Afrique sur la façade atlantique. Du fait de l'activité pétrolière et de son port en eau profonde, elle peut être considérée comme le poumon économique du pays. More info →
Gambia: Brikama Urban Profile

Gambia: Brikama Urban Profile

The urban profiling in Brikama consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at the local and national level. More info →
Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

Quick Guide 3: Land , A crucial element in housing the urban poor

This Quick Guide 3 looks at the different forms of land tenure which operate in African cities and examines some of the problems and benefits of these different land tenure systems. 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 →
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