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Self-Help Housing

  • By: Rae Bridgman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Homelessness
  • Edited by: David Levinson
  • Subject:Housing Policy, Poverty & Homelessness, Poverty & Inequality

Homebuilding strategies that capitalize on the leadership and labor of the future residents, individually or in cooperating groups, are widely known as self-help housing initiatives. The term refers broadly to homebuilding in which some or all of the construction is undertaken ...

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