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.8 The a#39;biasa#39; is visible from the fact that over 73 per cent of housing loans extended by HFCs exceeded INR 300, 000 (US$5, 454) and 93 per ... 9 A recent survey (LloydsTSB 2012) shows Indian house prices have risen by most since 2001, having increased by 284 per cent in real ... Bertaud A. (2010) a#39;Land markets, government interventions, and housing affordabilitya#39;, Working Paper No. ... Presented at the World Bank Urban Research Symposium, Washington, DC, 15 a€“17 December.

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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