Current Issues in Housing, Revenues, and Training of Local Government Officials

  • The Secretariat
Part of the Urban Innovation Abroad book series (UIA)


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.


Local Government Local Authority Central Government User Charge Fiscal Decentralization 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • The Secretariat
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  1. 1.The International Union of Local AuthoritiesThe HagueThe Netherlands

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