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INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS AND THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: GLOBAL POLICY DEBATES ON PROPERTY OWNERSHIP AND SECURITY OF TENURE
In most cities, according to the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat), “the worsening state of access to shelter and security of tenure results in severe overcrowding, homelessness,Expand
The limits of land titling and home ownership
This paper reviews whether land titling programmes have achieved the benefits claimed by their proponents. It finds that they have generally failed to do so. Investment in land and housing, access toExpand
The Formalization of Urban Land Tenure in Developing Countries
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat, 2003) estimated that in 2001, 924 million people, about 32% of the world's urban population, lived in slums. This figure could reach 1.7Expand
Regularization and integration of irregular settlements: lessons from experience
Many projects and programmes have been undertaken in cities in developing countries over the 1990 decade which provide infrastructure, services and the regularization of land tenure in irregularExpand
Social and Economic Impacts of Land Titling Programs in Urban and Periurban Areas: A Short Review of the Literature
Tenure has been increasingly identified as a key issue in managing the growth of urban areas and reducing urban poverty. In May 1999 the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)Expand
Holding Their Ground: Secure Land Tenure for the Urban Poor in Developing Countries
IRREGULAR SETTLEMENTS AND SECURITY OF TENURE The spatial growth of irregular settlements in cities in developing countries reflects increasing disparities in the distribution of wealth and resources.Expand
Secure tenure for the urban poor
Secure tenure has been identified as one of the two indicators for measuring progress in the implementation of the urban target included within the Millennium Development Goals: By 2020, to haveExpand
Holding Their Ground : Secure Land Tenure for the Urban Poor in Developing Countries
International Trends and Country Contexts - From Tenure Regularization to Tenure Security * Part 1 India - Security of Tenure in Indian Cities * Policies for Tenure Security in Delhi * Security ofExpand
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