Development Alternatives, 2017

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Mainstreaming Sustainable Affordable Housing in India

Published in 2017 by

Type of document: Communication / Awareness Raising

The urban housing shortage in India is currently estimated at 18.75 million, more than 95% of which pertains to low-income groups. In addition, the housing sector is by definition an energy and resource intensive sector leading to a large environmental burden on the Earth's natural resources. This video highlights the need for more sustainable options in order to meet the housing demand as well as conserve our natural resources.