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Hutments and City Planning

Meera Bapat It is often argued that proliferation of hutments and the deterioration of the living conditions of the poor in the cities is a consequence of rapid urban growth due to industrialisation and the paucity of pub- He funds for urban development.

Housing and Slums in Poona Reconsidered The Possible Alternatives

'Housing and Slums in Poona' Reconsidered: The Possible Alternatives Meera Bapat Nigel Crook In practice public housing schemes for towns and cities have been absolutely inadequate to meet the need. Furthermore, as this paper shows for Poona, even sites and services schemes, if provided to the prescribed standards for all the incremental population, would at present exhaust an unacceptable proportion of the budget.


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