Housing informality in Buenos Aires: Past, present and future?

  title={Housing informality in Buenos Aires: Past, present and future?},
  author={Jean-Louis van Gelder and Mar{\'i}a Cristina Cravino and Fernando Ostuni},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={1958 - 1975}
As in most other Latin American cities, a principal way of accessing housing for the urban poor in Buenos Aires has been through the illegal occupation of land. Over a period of roughly eight decades, this has led to the formation of hundreds of informal settlements in the city. This article traces the historical development of informality in Argentina’s capital. It shows that different phases in this development, each with particular characteristics, can be discerned. Currently, the contours… 

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