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About Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity International's vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Since 1976, Habitat has helped more than 6.8 million people gain strength, stability and independence through housing, including home construction, rehabilitation and repairs and by increasing access to improved shelter through products and programs. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that enable families with limited means to make needed improvements on their homes as their time and resources allow. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission.

About Habitat for Humanity International – Latin America and the Caribbean Region (HFHI-LAC)

HFHI through its National Offices or partners is building up an extensive network of allies at both national and local levels in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago; carrying out a remarkable work related to land, disaster risk reduction, water and sanitation, community development, housing construction, advocacy, and housing finance issues. Particularly relevant to land the HFHI-LAC Area Office coordinates the GLTN LAC Urban Cluster, a land-focused collective space to activate alliances, mobilize skills, build capacities and engage decision makers, CSO leaders, private sector, academia and communities in innovative land instruments (existing or new) that may develop, accelerate and scale up processes of change and empower the most vulnerable to face the challenges posed by the growth of cities, urbanization, planning, land management, administration and secure tenure. Local and regional land related initiatives are leveraged by ongoing “Solid Ground” HFHI Land Advocacy Global Campaign, and contributing to HABITAT III global process. 

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) Resources

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Manuals & Guidelines
January 2018
Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil, is a densely populated, globally connected urban center whose rapid growth has been associated with an increasing number of land-use conflicts. In this paper, I use interviews and ethnographic observations to examine the legal processes through which these conflicts are resolved.

Multimedia
January 2018
Brazil

SEMINÁRIO LATINO-AMERICANO DE VIVENDA POPULAR Estatuto da Cidade (2001) Do Projeto Moradia ao governo Lula Princípios da Nova Política Nacional de Habitação Objetivos gerais da PNH Estratégias da PNH Processo de implementação da PNH O que é o PlanHab Como o PlanHab foi elaborado Contextualização Projeções e cenários Eixos estratégicos Linhas programáticas Metas Etapas e ações de implementação

Reports & Research
January 2018
Brazil

Esse Caderno Pólis é fruto do projeto “Capacitação de agentes locais: instrumentos didáticos para o ensino da regulação urbanística” desenvolvido pelo Instituto Pólis e apoiado pelo Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Reports & Research
January 2018
Brazil

Este texto apresenta aspectos do processo de regularização fundiária no bairro de Casa Amarela, na cidade do Recife, nas décadas de 80 e 90. Destacando-se a inovação na experiência adotada que conseguiu superar todos os entraves administrativos e judiciais em reduzido tempo e com baixos custos.

Reports & Research
January 2018
Brazil

O ano de 2014 nos deixou a sensação inequívoca de que não será facilmente esquecido. Após a polêmica celebração dos 50 anos do golpe militar, e ainda no inquietante reverberar das jornadas de junho do ano anterior, a sociedade brasileira viveu um processo eleitoral absolutamente denso de tensões e  radicalizações.

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