Philippines

URBANIZATION

History of Cities – Heritage

Urban Housing

Rural Housing

LEGAL ASPECTS

Right to Housing

Since 1986 – Article 13 of the Constitution:


9. In accordance with the law and for the common good, the State shall undertake, in co-operation with the private sector, a continuous program of reform of urban territory and housing, which will make affordable housing accessible at an affordable price And vital services to disadvantaged and homeless citizens in urban centers and resettlement areas. It will also support its citizens in the search for suitable employment. In the implementation of these programs, the State will respect the rights of smallholders.
10. Urban and poor peasants will not be expelled nor their homes destroyed except in accordance with the law and in a just and humane manner. No relocation of townspeople or peasants will be undertaken without prior consultation between them and the communities where they will be relocated.

Source: CETIM (COHRE Publication)

Forced Eviction

USEFUL TOOLS:

Land Law

Land Grabbing

USEFUL TOOLS

Vulnerable Groups

  • Old People
  • Young People
  • Women

Some Interesting Practices

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS

Housing Market

Quality of Housing

Informal Housing / Slum / Homeless

ROLE OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

Social Housing

ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS

Bibliography & Sitography

SEEN BY SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

Major Problems

Major Claims or Demands

Some Civil Society Actors

 

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