Honduras

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT

HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHY

SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT

Honduras has “benefited” from the HIPC Initiative on its debt, a debt forgiveness program for the poorest countries. But it was mainly to cancel unpayable debts that have led the country to suspend its refund. While debt relief is conditioned by the application of a range of neoliberal measures that degrade the lives of a large part of the population, violate their rights to human development and weakens the economies of countries by opening the international competition that local producers are not able to face. The HIPC stopped in Honduras in 2005.évères on the development of a secondary market for social housing. Families receiving obligations to the family home may not sell, transfer or their property for a period of ten years, except in exceptional circumstances: Separation of separation and movement of the head of the family in another part of the country under trouble of having to return to the grant received from the State.

HABITAT

HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE

URBAN HOUSING

RURAL HOUSING

RIGHT TO HOUSING

Since 1982 in the Constitution:

  • Article 118 : The family patrimony is subject to special legislation that will protect and grow.
  • Article 123 : Every child has the right to enjoy the benefits of social security and education. He has the right to grow and develop healthy. So we will provide it as well as his mother special care from the prenatal period, including the right to enjoy the food, housing, education, recreation and adequate medical services.
  • Article 178 : All Hondurans have the right to decent housing. The State will formulate and implement housing programs of social interest.
  • Article 179 : The State shall promote, support and monitor the development of systems and mechanisms for using internal and external resources to solve the housing problem.

Source: CETIM (publication COHRE)

FORCED EVICTION

LAND RIGHTS

LAND GRABBING

VULNERABLE GROUPS

SOME INTERESTING PRACTICES

Social and economic aspects

HOUSING MARKET

QUALITY OF HOUSING

INFORMAL HOUSING / SLUM / HOMELESS

ROLE OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

Cultural aspects – Religious – Symbolic

Environmental aspects

Bibliography & Sitography

MAJOR PROBLEMS BY CIVIL SOCIETY

CLAIMS MAJOR CIVIL SOCIETY

CIVIL SOCIETY ACTORS

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