Is your innovation addressing barriers in the home improvement/progressive housing market? If so, please describe in detail your mechanisms of intervention
By creating houses and communities that generate resources, several improvements are made to the housing market.
- By generating resources such as water, energy and food, operating costs and house maintenance bills are greatly reduced.
- It also allows for new technologies, research, manufacturing and subsequently job opportunities to flourish.
- These interventions will also have to integrate with public transportation, pollution control, public safety.
They will include upgrade Informal settlements and informal commerce to well planned serviced land which is integrated into the city; at a territorial scale with the co-ordination of multiple sectors.
We will first start small by providing access to formal housing solutions, following by planning neighbourhoods which are well connected to the city, commerce, services, employment, and recreation opportunities.
One of the barriers is the land tenure system in different countries.
versus the availability of serviced land to the poor. A change in policy should create laws the reserve land for public use.
Governments should form long-term agreements with developers and business. Governments should further more support communities with the means, powers, authority to implement development.
New policies will tackle market research, Promotion of Quality Standards and Certifications, science & technology, training & skills, public safety, labour markets, infrastructure.
These development policies and projects will extend to cities and regions as well.
Another mechanism is to building local capacity to sustain this positive growth. Resources of the natives such as skills, labour, funds or expertise should be used. In this way, communities can contribute to