Course Title Informal Sector Housing
Course ID ARCH 6305
Course Program Postgraduate, PhD, M.Arch,
Course Type Optional Theory
Credits Hours 5 Hrs/WK
Course Offered No
Description Urbanization characteristic, migration; Urban housing question in relation to the informal sector (slum, squatters, etc.), Defining the levels and dimensions of poverty. The socio-economic impact/ implication of poverty in the context of Bangladesh. Poverty alleviation policy; performance of the programme. Income distribution pattern. Relationship between the household expenditure and affordability of lower income population. Urban growth and limitations in relation to the lower income housing problems. Policies for urban land and housing development. Role played by urban development institutions.