The Urban Housing Manual

The Urban Housing Manual

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Red tape is a significant stumbling block to the provision of affordable shelter to the urban poor and, indeed, slums are largely the result of inappropriate regulatory frameworks. This practice-oriented manual tackles the issue of regulatory frameworks for urban upgrading and new housing development, and how they impact on access to adequate, affordable shelter and other key livelihood assets, in particular for the urban poor. It illustrates two methods for reviewing regulatory frameworks and expounds guiding principles for effecting change, informed by action research. The accompanying CD-Rom contains case studies, methods, exercises and tools, references and website links, and a video on reviewing regulatory frameworks.... Nairobi, 8 May (paper prepared for the ITDG Regulatory Guidelines for Urban Upgrading Research Project), available on accompanying CD-Rom ITDGa€“EA ( Intermediate Technology Development Groupa€“Eastern Africa) (2003) a#39;The Kenya anbsp;...

Title:The Urban Housing Manual
Author:Michael Majale, Geoff Payne
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2012-04-27


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