Affordable Housing KSB
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2016 ADBi WP Housing Market and Housing Policies in Japan.pd...

Housing policies in Japan after World War II were focused on the quantitative supply of houses with a wide range of targeted groups and public rental houses. The Japan Housing Corporation (now the Urb...

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Financing housing consoldation in in-situ informal settlemen...

The structure of this report is as follows: Chapter 2: Shelter Consolidation and the National Human Settlements Context locates the practise of upgrading informal settlements in general, and the Upgra...

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Republic of Ecuador Land and Housing Market: Increasing the ...

The paper offers a range of policy recommendations for consideration. While these are elaborated in the text, they include the following: Rental housing vouchers Grants for down payment assistance Eff...

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Inclusive Housing Finance Program in Egypt

     The proposed Inclusive Housing Finance Program (the “Program”) will assist the Government of Egypt to improve the performance of the housing sector, especially increasing access to affordable hou...

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Housing Consumption and Urbanization

     Rapid urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa places immense pressure on urban services to meet the needs of the burgeoning urban population. Although several country- or city-level reports offer insi...

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Housing Matters, by Independent Researcher Sonia Hammam

     Housing matters to the livability of cities and to the productivity of their economies. The failure of cities to accommodate the housing needs of growing urban populations can be seen in the prol...

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Lessons from Urban South Africa on the Importance of Coordin...

     Informal settlements are a permanent feature of South Africa’s cities. Estimates from the General Household Survey by Statistics South Africa show that more than 26 percent of all households in t...

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Improving Access to Urban Land for All Residents: Fulfilling...

     As the world is urbanizing, many cities are grappling with a population that is growing rapidly, thereby increasing demand for land and housing. This pressure on land and housing markets often is...

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Gender Equality and Development - Expanding women’s access t...

     Poor urban women give high priority to affordable access to well-located serviced plots and houses. Women’s locational preferences, motives for investing in housing and priorities for services ma...

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