Archive for the Colombia Category

“Building” on SOCAP 11: New Faces, Shared Spaces in Urban Investing (Part 2)

One of the wonderful things about SOCAP is that entrepreneurs, investors, companies, NGOs, researchers and students from diverse universes can come together to share ideas, solve problems and co-create. For me, it meant connecting with folks not just in housing and urban investment but also in parallel, […]

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Colombia takes an important step towards quality social housing

Last week, Colombia joined other Latin American countries, including Chile and Mexico, in approving regulations for the construction of social and affordable housing. As part of its housing policy, the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Territorial Development published the Guidelines for Technical Assistance for Affordable Housing. The […]

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Colombia da un paso importante hacia la vivienda social de calidad

La semana pasada Colombia se sumó a otros países latinoamericanos,  incluyendo a Chile y México, en aprobar reglamentación para la construcción de la vivienda social. En el marco de su política habitacional, el Ministerio de Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial publicó las Guías de Asistencia Técnica para […]

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Social Housing in Latin America: finding the balance between quantity and quality

Innovative strategies are being developed in Latin American countries as an attempt to provide access to adequate housing. With new programs and additional funding, governments and the private sector are refining targets to close the housing gap. Brazil, under the Rousseff administration, recently announced the second phase […]

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Vivienda Social en América Latina: buscando el balance entre cantidad y calidad

El tema del acceso a la vivienda digna cuenta con innovadoras estrategias en los países Latinoamericanos. Con nuevos programas y financiamiento, los gobiernos y el sector privado afinan metas para cerrar la brecha de la vivienda. Brasil, bajo la presidencia de Rousseff, recién hizo oficial la segunda […]

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Commentary on NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate: Latin American Real Estate Markets in the Near Future

The NYU Schack Institute’s panel, Latin American Real Estate Markets in the Near Future, highlighted where the smart money is going in real estate development in the region. Since real estate investment has to be part of a longer-term strategy, sentiment among these investors can be a […]

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