MAIL ONLINE: Upgrade slums, expand rentals to ease urban housing crisis - researchers

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Release date: 12/7/2017

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"Land in cities is worth an awful lot, especially (in) fast-growing cities, even if incomes are low," said Diana Mitlin, professor of urban development at Britain´s University of Manchester. "There is often a problem in ensuring well-located land is allocated to low-income groups."

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TitleUpgrade slums, expand rentals to ease urban housing crisis - researchers
Media name / outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date12/07/17
Description"Land in cities is worth an awful lot, especially (in) fast-growing cities, even if incomes are low," said Diana Mitlin, professor of urban development at Britain´s University of Manchester. "There is often a problem in ensuring well-located land is allocated to low-income groups."
URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-4687732/Upgrade-slums-expand-rentals-ease-urban-housing-crisis--researchers.html
PersonsDiana Mitlin

Keywords

  • development, urbanisation, housing