Assessing the Egyptian Public Housing Policies and Governance Modes (1952-2020), Towards Achieving a Sustainable Integrated Urban Approach

Authors

  • Hager Abdel-Rahman Faculty of Fine Arts - Helwan University
  • Yasser Elsayed Faculty of Fine Arts - Helwan University
  • Doaa Abouelmagd Faculty of Fine Arts - Helwan University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47436/jaarsfa.v1i1.11

Keywords:

Public Housing, Housing Policies, Housing Governance

Abstract

Public housing provision is one of the most urgent problems in Egypt; over the last 70 years, the leading provider was the state, problems were coping with the high demand, as well as the quality of the units concerning household's requirements.
This paper discusses and analyzes the development of the international housing policies for low-income categories, from direct provision to sustainable integrated approach, compared to Egypt's public housing policies, governance modes during the last 70 years. This paper divides this period into four main phases according to the state political and economic approach in each phase, starting with the first intention for public housing projects through socialism, passing by the open door policy, capitalism, and the variety of housing schemes. Finally, the state initiatives after 2011 through the national social housing program.

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2020-06-21

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Abdel-Rahman, H., Elsayed, Y., & Abouelmagd, D. (2020). Assessing the Egyptian Public Housing Policies and Governance Modes (1952-2020), Towards Achieving a Sustainable Integrated Urban Approach. Journal of Art & Architecture Research Studies - JAARS, 1(1), 13-30. https://doi.org/10.47436/jaarsfa.v1i1.11