A review of current and potential contributions of co-operatives to shelter development in Eastern and Southern Africa. Based on studies in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe, the report also reviews the structure and organisation of housing co-operatives; the legislative, regulatory and support environment for co-operative shelter development; the various sources of finance for co-operative shelter, and the role of donor support. It concludes by focusing on the importance of an appropriate policy climate, the need for effective support institutions, the essential role of the savings and credit movement and the need for partnerships between various stakeholders.
ISBN Series Number:- Not available - ISBN: 92-1-131461-5 HS Number: HS/602/00E Series Title:- Not available - Pages: 122 Year: 2001 Publisher: UNCHS (Habitat) Co-Publisher :- Not available - Languages:
Themes: Housing finance, Low-income housing, Land and Housing, Urban Finance Countries: Branch/Office:
Slum Upgrading Facility