With the expansion of cities and urban infrastructure comes a growing need to better understand the relationship between people and land in urban and peri-urban areas.
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Bhubaneswar, Jan 12: The state government has decided to scale up the implementation of Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Act 2017 in all districts. Housing and Urban Development Secretary G Mathivathanan Friday asked collectors to initiate steps for the successful implementation of the Act.
- PRIndex will collect data from 36 countries in 2018 to help citizens secure their rights to homes and land.
With the new housing strategy, the government has committed to halving "chronic homelessness" by 2028
MUMBAI, Nov 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Canada's move to recognise housing as a fundamental right in its new national housing strategy marks a historic step towards ending homelessness, a senior United Nations official said.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the long-awaited housing strategy on Wednesday in response to U.N. criticism of Canada's "persistent housing crisis".