Erle Frayne D. Argonza

Is it possible to fully monitor security of tenure in cities? What concrete policy measures and institutional requirements can be taken to conduct such monitoring efficaciously?

Cities often than not differ in their policy measures concerning tenure matters. Besides, there is the variegation in the level of institutionalization of rules and enactment—from weak to strong—so one can just imagine the challenge posed on authorities and stakeholders to enforce monitoring.

Below is a publication on the subject from the UN Habitat that can be aid to the monitoring challenges facing local administrators.

[Philippines, 01 February 2012]

Source: http://www.unhabitat.org/pmss/listItemDetails.aspx?publicationID=3261

Monitoring Security of Tenure in cities

This publication, presents and innovatiove method to ascertain the extent to which security of tenure can be measeured at three main levels. Targeting cities in developing countries the methodological framework presented in this publication is entrusted, in the concept of continuum of land rights where tenure can be realised at various levels: individual, household, settlement or communitye, city and national levels. Various options to measure tenure security at each of these levels are presented. You will also find in this publication a review of the experiences of several agencies and individual academeics in measuring tenure security. From these reviews, lessons are drawn and gaps are identified, which then form the basis of the range of methods presented in this report.

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ISBN Series Number: – Not available –
ISBN: 978-92-1-132415-0
HS Number: 130/11E
Series Title: – Not available –
Pages: 94
Year: 2012
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Co-Publisher : GLTN
Languages: English
Themes: Land & Tenure, Land and Housing
Branch/Office: Land, Tenure & Property Administration

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