This Quick Guide explores several practicable and replicable alternatives to evictions which are being tested, refined and scaled up by governments, community groups and support institutions in Asia. In almost all cases, poor communities are central creative partners in these processes. The guide rpresents guidelines to help policy makers to build better formal procedures to minimize forced eviction.
The other Quick Guides in this series are:
Quick Guide 1- Urbanization: The role the poor play in urban development
Quick Guide 2 - Low-Inocme Housing: Approaches to help the urban poor find adequate accommodation
Quick Guide 3 - Land: A crucial element in housing the urban poor
Quick Guide 4 - Eviction: Alternatives to the whole-scale destruction of urban poor communities
Quick Guide 5 - Housing Finance: Ways to help the poor pay for housing
Quick Guide 6 - Community-Based Organizations: The poor as agents of development
Quick Guide 7 - Rental housing: A much neglected housing option for the poor.