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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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Reports & Research
June, 2017
Brazil

This report synthesizes and discusses the findings of a series of self-assessments of the land governance1 situation in Brazil conducted entirely by knowledgeable Brazilians using a standardized indicator-based diagnostic assessment instrument. The findings, therefore, represent the perception of local experts based on their collective experience and available data. The primary audience of this report comprises federal and state officials directly involved in land governance within the assessed states and in the other states.

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Reports & Research
April, 2017
Honduras

Barreras De Acceso A Suelo Para Vivienda Social En Honduras Hábitat para la Humanidad Honduras. Presentación Me place, en nombre de Hábitat para la Humanidad Honduras, poner el presente Estudio al servicio de los estudiosos de la vivienda social y de los tomadores de decisiones, el que constituye una fuente confiable de información, para que las políticas, las leyes y los planes de vivienda, se diseñen considerando las necesidades de los sectores más vulnerables.

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Reports & Research
April, 2017
Brazil

Relatório de Sistematização do projeto Fortalecendo Capacidades por Cidades mais Justas, implementado por Habitat para Humanidade Brasil e Action Aid, com o apoio do Newton Fund - British Council.

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Manuals & Guidelines
March, 2017
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia

KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION PLATFORM  FOR CO-RESPONSIBLE LAND GOVERNANCE IN LAC Presentation by Raquel Ludermir Solid Ground Peer Learning Exchange March 19th, 2017

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Reports & Research
March, 2017
Colombia

LAB Suelo Urbano - presentación Diego Restrepo LECCIONES APRENDIDAS EN MEDELLÍN

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Reports & Research
March, 2017
Peru

LAB Suelo Urbano - Ficha de Caso Lima, Perú PROGRAMA DE VIVIENDA SOCIAL EN ALTURA, COMO ESTRATEGIA DE REDUCCIÓN DE LA OCUPACIÓN DE ÁREAS DE RIESGO EN LADERAS DE LIMA Instituto de Desarrollo Urbano CENCA Persona para contacto: Arq. Juan Carlos Calizaya Luna j.calizaya@cenca.org.pe

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Reports & Research
March, 2017
Argentina

LAB Suelo Urbano - Ficha de Caso Argentina Reciclando Hogares Urbanos para el Alquiler Justo Hábitat para la Humanidad Argentina Persona para contacto: Ana Cutts acutts@hpha.org.ar

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Reports & Research
March, 2017
Argentina

El presente estudio describe los logros de Hábitat para la Humanidad Argentina, en la ejecución del proyecto Soluciones Urbanas para la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, cuyo objetivo ha sido que familias que vivían en conventillos, hoteles o inquilinatos accedan a "Alquileres Justos". El documento analiza las estrategias, metodologías, niveles de incidencia en política pública y evalúa la factibilidad de réplica de este tipo de iniciativas.

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