Current Issues in Housing, Revenues, and Training of Local Government Officials
The provision of housing for the population, and especially the most disadvantaged people, is perhaps the most pressing problem facing local authorities in large cities, both in developing and in industrialized countries. Of course, there are vast differences of a quantitative as well as a qualitative nature between their housing problems. Nevertheless, there are also certain similarities, and especially now as the cost of housing becomes unaffordable for increasing numbers of urban dwellers in the industrialized world, certain lessons may be learned from the experience of the developing countries.
KeywordsLocal Government Local Authority Central Government User Charge Fiscal Decentralization
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