Ukraine

URBANIZATION

UKRAINE

History of Cities – Heritage

Urban Housing

Rural Housing

LEGAL ASPECTS

Right to Housing

Forced Eviction

Land Rights

Land Grabbing

Vulnerable Groups

  • Homelessness
  • Joungpeople
  • Old people
  • Women

Some interesting practices

SOCIAL AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS

Housing Market

Quality of Housing

About a third of public housing require major renovation. Indeed, the park accommodation – private or public – built under the communist regime has a low build quality, not to mention mismanagement.

The problem of overcrowding in housing is important, several generations live in the same small apartment and can not in any way access to the property because the system is their mortgage unaffordable.

Note further dwellings in western countries are at risk of natural disasters such as floods and landslides.

(Source: Habitat for Humanity Ukraine)

Informal Housing / Slum / Homeless

ROLE OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS

Bibliography & Sitography

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

Major Problems

Major Claims

Civil Society Actors

  • DEPAUL KHARKIV = charity whose objective is to provide safety nets for street children and young people between 7 and 20 years. Their actions are: the circulation of a minibus that provides medical aid and food for street children, a day center, hosting youth at risk of becoming homeless given phenomena of parental violence – drugs – alcohol – output prison, an orphanage and an inn, emergency assistance to homeless adults. Website DEPAULemail.
  • HABITAT FOR HUMANITY UKRAINE = humanitarian non-profit association whose goal is to eradicate poverty in terms of habitat and homelessness. To do this, they build and renovate housing worldwide, offer packages of micro-credit and loans, help to clean up homes, advocate for affordable housing for all. In Ukraine, their action is essentially to provide loans to renovate housing. websiteemail.

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