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Increased access to adequate urban housing and improved standards of living in slums
Description/achievement of initiative

City, regional and national authorities will have implemented policies for increasing access to adequate housing and improving the standard of living in existing slums.

Implementation methodologies

Partner cities and regional and national authorities will implement improved urban housing policies and programmes with the collaboration of UNHCHR, World Bank, Region Commissions, local government authorities, CSOs and the private sector.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Progress reports
End 2019
Urban housing strategies
End 2019
Design of slum upgrading programmes
Financing (in USD)
180,000,000 USD

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2019-12-31
Contact information
Mohamed El-Sioufi, Coordinator, Housing and Slum Upgrading Branch, mohamed.el-sioufi@unhabitat.org
United Nations