Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
Habitat Themes
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  • Social Production of Habitat / People's housing process
 
 
Integral and Concerted Improvement of Sanitary Conditions
 
Social Production of Habitat: Reflections on rights, policies and perspectives for regional and global advocacy
 
Social Production of Habitat in Latin America
 
Women in Peñalolén, Chile Seek to Live in Peace and Dignity
Movimiento de Pobladores en Lucha (MPL, Movement of Dwellers in Struggle) in Santiago, Chile demonstrates the Social Production of Habitat (SPH) defined by Habitat International Coalition (HIC) as a people-centred approach to production, upgrading and management of housing. The aim of SPH is “to gain and sustain a home and community in which to live in peace and dignity.” HIC recognizes women as key actors in SPH actions.
 
Social Production of Habitat. Reflections on rights, policies and perspectives for regional and global advocacy
Habitat and housing rights, policies and programs are important to SPH actions because they may play a role both on the extent that these policies may facilitate and/or prevent the development of such initiatives. Conversely, SPH actions might become more effective and efficient under the umbrella of recognized rights and legally established policies and procedures.
 
People-Centered Production, Upgrading and Management of Housing and Human Settlements
Social Production of Habitat Habitat International Coalition, HIC-GS, Chile. Viewpoint, 2005
 
Policy-relevant reflections on Social Production of Habitat: Asking the Right Questions
Social change arises from politics, not philosophy. Ideals are a crucial step in emancipatory politics, however, because they dislodge our assumption that was is given is necessary. They offer the standpoints from which to criticize the given, and inspiration for imagining alternatives.
 
Social Production of Habitat: a Sustainable Alternative for the Development of Human Settlements?
The overall UN HABITAT (ROLAC) research on Social Production of Habitat in Latin America intends to analyse current modalities of “Social Production of Habitat” (SPH) as a viable alternative to conventional approaches addressing urban shelter problems in impoverished human settlements. It is the intention, as an outcome of this work, to draw-up conclusions and recommendations based on a case study analysis.
 
Social Regularization and Upgrading of Slums
Security of tenure should focus on legal regularizations which keep and strengthen social control of urban land use. Legalization of irregular settlements and security of tenure should not be reduced to private property and titling, but - depending on the local conditions – should use various options to secure social tenure.
 
Adverse Possession: How People Squat
Squats often take the form of community centers, as squats are often the result of community action. That article also explores the artificial concept of land ownership in detail, challenging the right of the few to take the land from the many, as well observing how violence is necessary to keep those lands from the masses.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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