Christian Obermayr

Cities – Urbanization – Governance – Global South – Housing – Policies – Slums – Informality – Indonesia

The Transformation of Indonesian Housing Policies | INDONESIA’S URBAN STUDIES

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A good insight on Indonesia’s housing policies:

“Indonesia, with a population of over 250 million, has been experiencing rapid urbanization in the last few decades. This rapid urbanization has caused many problems in Indonesian cities. The issue of housing provision for the urban poor in many cities become more complicated. A majority of the urban poor cannot afford to buy housing provided by either the State Housing Provider Agency (PERUMNAS) or private developers due to their low and unstable income. This condition forces them to various individual solutions including self-built inappropriate houses and squatting in slums and squatter settlements […]”

Source: INDONESIA’S URBAN STUDIES: The Transformation of Indonesian Housing Policies

 

 

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