From Slums to Sustainable Communities: The Transformative Power of Secure Tenure

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This issue paper published by Habitat for Humanity International and Cities Alliance explores the benefits of providing secure tenure for urban slums in the Asia-Pacific region. It argues that addressing security of tenure presents an excellent entry point to tackle the problem of urban slum housing, and that increasing security of tenure can create incentives for progressive improvements in slums and housing. However, a holistic, multi-sectoral approach is required for true transformation.

 

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