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Title: Housing futures: housing for the poor in Sri-Lanka
Authors: Joshi, Sharadbala
Sohail (Khan), M.
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Routledge / © The Authors
Citation: JOSHI, S. and SOHAIL, M., 2014. Housing futures: housing for the poor in Sri-Lanka. IN: Bredenoord, J., van Lindert, P. and Smets, P. (eds). Affordable Housing in the Urban Global South: Seeking Sustainable Solutions. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 192 - 201
Abstract: Since the mid-1950s, Governments in countries of South Asia have attempted to meet the housing demand of the poor, and introduced housing policies often backed by public finance to support public, subsidised and incremental/ self-help housing. With rapid urbanization, rising real estate-prices, transition to market-driven housing finance systems and focus on slum-free cities, Governments are implementing redevelopment projects for central districts of cities. Recently, new housing stock is being created under reconstruction and resettlement projects in areas affected by environmental disasters and civil unrest...
Description: This is a book chapter it was published in Affordable Housing in the Urban Global South: Seeking Sustainable Solutions and is available here with the kind permission of the publisher.
Sponsor: The authors are thankful to Diane Deacon and Building and Social Housing Foundation - UK for financially supporting the research on which the paper is based,
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/16467
Publisher Link: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415622424/
ISBN: 9780415622424
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