Immigration and Public Housing: How the Arrival City is Changing-First Day of International Social Housing Festival

This is a quick summary of one of the first sessions that took place during the International Social Housing Festival in Amsterdam. Doug Saunders-British/Canadian Author The presenter Doug Saunders spoke about the theme of arrival cities. His definition of an arrival city is a place or district where immigrants end up right after immigrating.  ... Continue Reading →

South African Social Housing in a Nutshell

The provision of social housing is one of the most vital of essential human rights.  In South Africa, social housing is being used to address the rebuilding of trust between the government and its people who have endured unequal treatment and poverty for too long.  Political and economic segregation still leave their ugly scars in... Continue Reading →

Public Housing in Spain: The Basics

What is Social Housing in Spain, Really??   One thing you must remember when talking about public or social housing is that there is not really a great definition from country to country.  Spain is not really any different here.   What the Spanish consider social housing is not really rental in nature.  Most of... Continue Reading →

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