Urbanisation

Understanding Slum Formation and Designing an Urban Housing Policy for Poor in Bihar

  • Blog Post Date31 December, 2017
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This project identifies the spatial pattern of the urban poor living in slums of four districts of Bihar. It also identified direct and indirect determinants of their settlement locations and understand the impact of various policies, including housing policy and market, on establishment of the informal settlement. The findings of the paper showed that people living in slums of Patna are a classic example of chronic poor.

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