Urban housing suffers from silo mentality
Research fellow at the National University of Singapore
The theme of this year’s World Habitat Day, which fell on Oct. 2, was “Affordable Homes.” But Indonesia is suffering from a backlog of 11.4 million houses, and the country’s urban poor are not getting the homes that they need.
Blame it on institutional silo mentality and knowledge disconnects among policymakers. Policies are drafted by those who work on...
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