Holding on: Security of tenure, types, policies, practices and challenges | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
December 2012
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Pages: 
77 p.

This review, prepared for the Special Rapporteur to Brazil, Raquel Rolnik, seeks to present a summary of the issues involved in addressing tenure security and insecurity. The report discuses adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination. In doing so, it reports on many studies and published sources, but also draws on personal experience. Prepared for an expert group meeting on Security of Tenure convened by the Special Rapporteur on 22-23 October 2012.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Payne, Geoffrey Durand-Lasserve, Alain
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Geoffrey Payne and Associates (GPA) was established in 1995 and has since undertaken consultancy, training and research assignments throughout the world. Clients include national governments, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UN-HABITAT, SIDA, the World Bank, Cities Alliance and various NGOs and universities. A range of materials, from books, articles, media packs and documentary films have been produced and can be found under the publications link.

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