Who owns the land? The real issue in housing Haiti’s homeless

by Rashmee

Posted on February 6, 2013


Housing Haiti’s homeless goes much beyond the issue of who can build better, faster, cheaper. Three years after the earthquake, the caterwauling seems to focus too little on the woeful absence of a modern, updated cadastral map, which is basically the public record of land parcels used to delineate land ownership and levy property taxes. As … Continue reading “Who owns the land? The real issue in housing Haiti’s homeless”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK