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  1. Housing Affordability in a Global Perspective

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Achilles Kallergis, Shlomo Angel, Yang Liu, Alejandro M. Blei, Nicolás Galarza, and Patrick Lamson-Hall

    This paper discusses housing affordability in cities the world over based on data from the Land and Housing Survey in a Global Sample of Cities. We report on the composition of the housing sector...

  2. Sustainable Development

    Slums, Informal Settlements, and the Role of Land Policy
    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 2018
    By Will Jason, November 19, 2018

    Slums and informal settlements hold a quarter of the global urban population, and they are absorbing the majority of urban growth in developing regions.

  3. Land Lines, Julio 2018

    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 2018
    Coeditado por Ted Smalley Bowen y Maureen Clarke

    En este número: fideicomisos de suelo comunitarios en las favelas de Río, innovaciones en el tránsito de América Latina y ¿Puerto Rico puede reconstruir y ser más resistente?

  4. Fideicomisos de suelo comunitarios en las favelas de Río

    Si se establecen fideicomisos de suelo comunitarios en asentamientos informales, ¿se podría ayudar a resolver la crisis mundial de viviendas asequibles?
    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 2018
    Por Theresa Williamson

    La titulación masiva de territorios ocupados de forma ilegal en Brasil podría ocasionar una ola de aburguesamiento y desalojos. Debido a esto, el esfuerzo por promover la seguridad en...

  5. Community Land Trusts in Rio’s Favelas

    Could Community Land Trusts in Informal Settlements Help Solve the World’s Affordable Housing Crisis?
    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 2018
    By Theresa Williamson

    Mass titling of illegally occupied public land in Brazil could trigger a wave of gentrification and eviction. This adds relevance to a push to promote security of tenure in these communities.

  6. Strengthening Urban Resilience through Nature

    The potential of ecosystem-based measures for reduction of landslide risk in Rio de Janeiro
    Documentos de trabajo
    Junio 2018
    Wofram Lange, Simone Sandholz, and Udo Nehren

    Ecosystem-based measures have a high potential to replace or build on engineered solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), not only in rural but also in urban...

  7. El Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Caño Martín Peña

    Instrumento Notable de Regularización de Suelo en Asentamientos Informales
    Documentos de trabajo
    Junio 2018
    Line Algoed, María E. Hernández Torrales, y Lyvia N. Rodríguez Del Valle

    El Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Caño Martín Peña se creó en 2004 en asentamientos informales aledaños a un canal estuario contaminado, en una localización...

  8. Building and Dwelling: A Conversation with Richard Sennett

    Videos y multimedia
    Mayo 2018

    Sociologist Richard Sennett discusses his book Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City, in which he traces the anguished relationship between how cities are built and how people actually live in them, from ancient Athens to 21st-century Shanghai

  9. Land Values, Property Rights, and Home Ownership

    Implications for Property Taxation in Peru
    Documentos de trabajo
    Febrero 2018
    Zackary Hawley, Juan José Miranda, and W. Charles Sawyer

    This paper examines land values and the associated property tax implications of formal property rights, informal property rights, and squatting. Using data from the Peruvian Living Standards...

  10. The Potential of Community Land Trusts in Rio's Favelas

    Videos y multimedia
    Diciembre 2017

    Theresa Williamson of Catalytic Communities (CatComm) in Rio de Janeiro discusses the potential for community land trusts to allow for improvements to informal settlements while protecting affordable housing.

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