Affordable Housing in the Urban Global South

Affordable Housing in the Urban Global South

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The global increase in the number of slums calls for policies which improve the conditions of the urban poor, sustainably. This volume provides an extensive overview of current housing policies in Asia, Africa and Latin America and presents the facts and trends of recent housing policies. The chapters provide ideas and tools for pro-poor interventions with respect to the provision of land for housing, building materials, labour, participation and finance. The book looks at the role of the various stakeholders involved in such interventions, including national and local governments, private sector organisations, NGOs and Community-based Organisations.Marais, L., Ntema, J., and Venter, A. (2008) a#39;State control in self-help housing: evidence from South Africaa#39;, paper presented at ... and Finnish shareholdersa#39; Housing Companiesa#39;, Housing, Theory and Society, 22: 213a€“236 Rust, K. (2001) Shelter Co-Operatives in South Africa (Report No. ... Tesfaye, A. (2007) a#39;Problems and prospects of housing development in Ethiopiaa#39;, Property Management, 25:27 a€“53.

Title:Affordable Housing in the Urban Global South
Author:Jan Bredenoord, Paul Van Lindert, Peer Smets
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-06-05


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