Based on work presented at the May 2013 Latin American Forum on Noteworthy Instruments of Urban Intervention, this book (which includes work written in Spanish and Portuguese) presents 21 case...
Teoría y prácticaBooksDecember 2013Edited by Diego Alfonso Erba
Definición de políticas de suelo urbano en América Latina: Teoría y práctica (Defining Urban Land Policies in Latin America: Theory and Practice) presents concepts...
Experiencias latinoamericanasBooksDecember 2006Edited by Diego Alfonso Erba
This volume, Sistemas de información geográfica aplicados a estudios urbanos: Experiencias latinoamericanas (Geographic Information Systems Applied to Urban Studies: Latin American...
Working PapersApril 2020Li Sun
Over the past decade, house prices have kept soaring in Chinese cities, making housing affordability one of the biggest social and political issues in urban China. Existing research on housing...
Videos and MultimediaMarch 2020Episode 10 of the Land Matters podcast with Anthony Flint and Claudio Acioly
Financing urban infrastructure and promoting decent, affordable housing were both big topics at the United Nations global cities summit, the World Urban Forum, recently held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab...
Differing Interpretations, Equity Impacts, and Enabling ConditionsWorking PapersJanuary 2020Anjali Mahendra, Robin King, Erin Gray, Maria Hart, Laura Azeredo, Luana Betti, Surya Prakash, Amartya Deb, Elleni Ashebir, and Asmaa Ibrahim
This paper presents analysis of the fiscal and equity impacts of urban land value capture instruments based on three case studies from the global south. These include the Lideta redevelopment in...
The Negotiation and Completion of Minute 319OtherOctober 2019Jennifer Gimbel
This case reviews the negotiation process regarding the operations of the Colorado River system after it experienced the most severe drought in recorded history.
Urban Informality and Disaster Response in Rio Grande Valley ColoniasOtherOctober 2019Danielle Zoe Rivera
This case study examines the legal case LUPE, et al. v. FEMA, B:08-cv-487 , which discusses the issue of informal housing repairs in post-disaster situations.
An Opportunity for Whom?OtherOctober 2019Jane Rongerude and Sara Hamideh
This case study highlights post-disaster challenges and opportunities, encouraging readers to ask who benefits from recovery efforts and who bears the costs.
Episode 4: Solutions in SlumsLand Lines MagazineAugust 2019By Anthony Flint, August 30, 2019
Over the years, cities have responded to the expansion of such informal settlements with a range of policies including eviction and relocation. But some suggest that cities should stop thinking of slums as a problem to be solved.