National housing assessments, profiles, policies and strategies implemented through UN-Habitat’s Global Housing Strategy have benefited more than 30 countries, 11 of which are among the list of Least Developed Countries.
Housing Profiles have been finalized and published in 16 countries including Ghana, Zambia, Lesotho, Liberia, El Salvador, and Tunisia. New profiles are being finalized for Egypt, Guyana and Afghanistan.
A Housing Policy has been approved in Ghana, and upcoming policies and implementation strategies are being finalized for Lesotho, Mozambique, Zambia and Myanmar.
To date, the Global Network for Sustainable Housing has brought together over 12 members including CRAterre, Habitat for Humanity, EcoSur, Oxford Brookes University, and IFRC to promote environmental, economic and cultural sustainability.
The Housing Unit promotes innovative and inclusive housing finance mechanisms, supporting decision-makers to make adequate housing accessible to low-income and vulnerable families.
Through UN-Habitat’s Human Rights Marker, over 100 urban development projects are being reviewed and graded every year from a human-rights based perspective.