Part 10 - Further Reading

It is important to keep reading – for information and inspiration. Experiences of upgrading in other countries may not always be directly applicable in your situation, but they can be relied upon to give you good ideas. Here are some further references, listed by our Resource Kit topics and for General interest:

Part 1: In situ upgrading principles & policy

Part 2: Partnership building

Part 3: Survey, registration and tenure

Part 5: Financing upgrading

  • Focus Note: Housing And Finances For The Poor1.Pdf
  • Sustainable Housing Microfinance In Sub- Saharan Africa.Pdf


  • Urban Land Matters.pdf
  • Selavip Newsletter Archive 1977 – 2010
  • The Informal Settlements Handbook. Western Cape Province & City of Cape Town