Property & real estate
Land, Rights and Innovation
Every day millions of people around the world spend their hard-earned income improving houses they do not officially own or legally occupy. The vast majority are poor householders in urban areas of the South, where, in some cities, more than half the population lives in various types of unauthorized...
Making Common Ground
This book provides a comprehensive review of experience in designing and implementing a wide range of partnerships for efficient and equitable use of urban land. Using examples from countries throughout the world and at all levels of economic development,
Urban Land Tenure and Property Rights in Developing Countries
This review surveys the extensive international literature on the subject. It proposes a typology which includes statutory, customary and unauthorized tenure systems, as a basis for assessing existing problems and formulating appropriate policies. It concludes with recommendations for improving tenu...