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Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing around the Globe

Start: Jun 22, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: Jun 23, 2017 6:00:00 PM

Research on illegal housing is still fragmented. Several factors impede a more systematic approach to the topic. The variety of notions used for housing strategies that do not (entirely) comply with the law, such as squatting, illegal housing, informal housing, unauthorised housing, unlicensed housing, self-help housing, to name just a few, is indicative of a fundamental heterogeneity.