Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines: Challenges,approaches and institutionalization | Land Portal

Resource information

Date of publication: 
January 2012
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
Innovative2012
Copyright details: 
UN-Habitat/GLTN

This technical publication documents and draws lessons from the Philippines' experience in implementing alternative approaches in securing tenure for the urban poor. It also explores how these approaches can be institutionalized to achieve a larger scale and ensure sustainability. The study examines three approaches: presidential land proclamations, the Community Mortgage Program, and the usufruct arrangement. The key features of each approach are described and their application illustrated through two actual cases

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Danilo Antonio
Gladys Ann Rabaca
Dr. Clarissa Augustinus
Anna Marie Karaos
Nicolas Gerald

Publisher(s): 
Global Land Tool Network

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is an alliance of global regional and national partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure particularly through the development and dissemination of pro-poor and gender-sensitive land tools.

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Global Land Tool Network

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is an alliance of global regional and national partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure particularly through the development and dissemination of pro-poor and gender-sensitive land tools.

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