VI-LAB Self-Production Housing
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How to enable the ground?
Theoretically, self-production can be planned or spontaneous. In Latin America, most cases of self-production correspond to informal settlements, better known as "camps", "favelas" or informal neighborhoods, built by their own inhabitants without prior planning exercises. The main objective is to provide tools in the legal-constructive framework for the benefit of the inhabitants of these urban environments.
Housing Self-Production Policies
In Latin America, housing self-production is commonly related to informal housing settlement processes in which vulnerable populations, with limited resources and without the capacity to access formal housing markets, self-build their residences.
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