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Informal sector housing Scenario Analysis for Chattogram, Bangladesh: A Way Forward

Volume 4 - Issue 1

Qazi Azizul Mowla1* and Kanu Kumar Das2

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    • 1Professor of Urban Design, Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh
    • 2Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), Bangladesh

    *Corresponding author: Qazi Azizul Mowla, Professor of Urban Design, Conservation and Landscape Division, Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

Received: August 29, 2020;   Published: September 15, 2020

DOI: 10.32474/TCEIA.2020.04.000180

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Population growth rate, urban migration and natural disasters are making, the chronic shortage of housing in the developing countries, more complicated and strenuous. The case of Bangladesh is no different. However, though the growth rate of Chittagong is high yet due to various infrastructural and socio-environmental issues, the people of Chittagong are facing housing shortage. In most of the cases the development of informal sector housing is makeshift, unplanned and the consideration to the geographical, environmental, and ecological matrix is minimal. People who are in the informal sector and economically disadvantaged, cannot get proper shelter due to the shortage of housing or housing ingredients for the poor. This paper attempts to find a way to mitigate the shortage of informal sector economically disadvantaged group housing within the current market scenario. A mixed income group housing subsidized for lower income category by profit sharing from other categories is recommended to make it a win-win approach.

Abstract| Introduction| Housing Scenario in Chittagong| Review of rehabilitation schemes in Bangladesh| Housing Project Case Study 01| Housing Project, Case Study 02| Analysis of Selected Site| Brief Description of Site| Proposal of Housing Scheme for Low Income People| Project Summary| Calculations| References|

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