4.236J / 11.463J
Structuring Low-Income Housing Projects in Developing Countries

Prerequisites: 
Permission of instructor

Examines dynamic relationship among key actors, beneficiaries, government, and funder.  Emphasis on key project elements: cost recovery, affordability, replicability, user selection, and project administration.   Reflects on project design from COVID-19 realities to guide future housing programs.

Class based on comparative analysis of built low income housing projects by international  development funders, using Project Appraisal Document or equivalent as base reference.

Depending on quality of outcome, presentations to World Bank, USAID and the IDB would be considered.