Dec 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Gilbert, Alan; Webb, Steven; Reese, Eduardo; Almansi, Florencia; Del Valle, Julieta; Pasternak, Suzana; Brain, Isabel; Mora, Pía; Sabatini, Francisco; Torres Ramírez, Jorge Enrique; Vance, Irene; McHardy, Pauline; Salazar, Clara; Puebla, Claudia; Ponce, Gabriela; Flores, René; Calderón Cockburn, Julio; Chiavone, Irene; Macellaro, Miguel; Silvera, Adriana; Kim, Jeongseob
Esta investigación muestra la importancia del alquiler y su potencial en la solución de los principales problemas habitacionales. En la actualidad, 1 de cada 5 hogares de la región alquila su…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Gilbert, Alan; Webb, Steven; Reese, Eduardo; Almansi, Florencia; Del Valle, Julieta; Pasternak, Suzana; Brain, Isabel; Mora, Pía; Sabatini, Francisco; Torres Ramírez, Jorge Enrique; Vance, Irene; McHardy, Pauline; Salazar, Clara; Puebla, Claudia; Ponce, Gabriela; Flores, René; Calderón Cockburn, Julio; Chiavone, Irene; Macellaro, Miguel; Silvera, Adriana; Kim, Jeongseob
This book highlights the importance of renting and its potential to help solve the most pressing housing problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, 1 in 5 households in the region rent…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo; Medellín, Nadin
This paper discusses the evolution of housing conditions in urban areas of Latin America and the Caribbean from 1995 to 2006 based on data from household surveys done in 18 countries that comprise 95…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Palomino Bonilla, Miguel; Wong Barrantes, Rudy
Housing for most Peruvians is improving but is still grossly inadequate. Nonetheless, public housing finance policies mainly involve programs that subsidize middle-income families and banks that lend…
Dec 2009
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; De Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Construir ciudades pasa revista a la experiencia de América Latina y el Caribe en el diseño y ejecución de programas de mejoramiento de barrios. El libro expone el conocimiento adquirido por los…
Dec 2009
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; De Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Building Cities reviews the experiences of the Latin American and Caribbean region in the design and implementation of neighbourhood upgrading programmes. The volume has a particular focus on the…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Greene, Margarita; Rojas, Eduardo
The enabling approach to housing markets promotes financing systems based on family savings, public subsidies and mortgage loans to unleash the potential of individuals and communities to produce and…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo; Jacobs, Michael
La presente publicación examina la experiencia del Banco en vivienda y extrae lecciones para el diseño y ejecución de muevas operaciones e identifica áreas de desarrollo a futuro. Está destinada a…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Magalhães, Fernanda; Rojas, Eduardo
The search for solutions to urban and social problems prompted by informal settlements is gaining importance in the development agenda of most large cities in Latin America. Nearly 60 percent of the…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
La presente nota técnica analiza la política de vivienda de Chile, que ha sido pionera en adoptar un enfoque facilitador de los mercados de vivienda buscando movilizar los recursos de las familias y…
Feb 2006
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
The Bank expanded its housing finance activities in the 1990s, shifting its support toward sector reforms that increase the capacity of housing finance and delivery mechanisms to cater to the needs…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Throughout the twentieth century, there was a notable population shift in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, from rural living situations to urban centers. In 2000 there were 49 cities…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Una de las características más destacadas del desarrollo reciente de América Latina es el alto grado de urbanización de su población y la emergencia de un gran número de ciudades con características…
Feb 2004
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
La presente publicación rastrea la historia de los préstamos de desarrollo urbano del Banco y analiza el enfoque con que aborda los temas urbanos actuales. Asimismo, analiza las oportunidades y…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Greene, Margarita
Cities for All examines informal urbanization in Latin America as well as the methodologies being used to design and implement programs to upgrade slum areas in the region.
Dec 2001
Author(s): Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Greene, Margarita
Ciudades para todos analiza el fenómeno de la urbanización informal en América Latina y presenta diferentes métodos para el diseño y la ejecución de programas de mejoramiento de barrios que combinan…
Jul 1999
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
Este trabajo trata sobre las políticas habitacionales en Chile. El autor repasa las experiencias pasadas y el estado de la cuestión en materia de vivienda en Chile. Sostiene que la participación…
Jun 1999
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
Chile's housing policy is widely regarded as a success. For almost a decade, new construction has been above the level required to provide houses for new families and replace obsolete structures…
Feb 1998
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
The Bank is leading the involvement of development banks in financing urban heritage conservation projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. This is a new area of work for the Bank and emerged in…
Jan 1995
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
This document reviews the activities of the IDB to deal with the lack of fully serviced dwellings for the entire region's population. The document considers this a case of market and government…