This working paper on urban housing is the latest installment of WRI’s flagship World Resources Report (WRR), “Towards a More Equitable City.” The report examines if more equitable access to core urban services improves the economy and the environment.
Tags: urban planning
On October 10-12, WRI México hosted the XII International Congress on Cities and Transport in Mexico City.
Cities are growing differently today than before. As much as 70 percent of people in emerging cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America is under-served. Furthermore, cities face challenges in four areas:
- Highest rates of urbanization are in sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast ...
With widespread urbanization and growing climate impacts, the need for effective, accountable local government has never been greater.
The third session of the Preparatory Committee of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Surabaya, Indonesia in July was an opportunity for
On August 20, 2016 the Junção Project, a low-income housing project in Rio Grande, Brazil signed contracts to begin
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Even in centrally planned cities, informal markets reveal the housing demand preferences not being served by either public policy or formal markets. Dr.
The presentation focuses on how community driven city-wide slum upgrading and housing development is an important process in solving urban poverty, slums growth, illegal squatting, inequality and unhealthy living conditions on a big scale.
Dr. Shlomo (Solly) Angel leads the NYU Urban Expansion Program.