Improving Squatter Settlements

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  • Improving Squatter Settlements
    • Site and Service
      • people pay a small amount of rent for a site and they can borrow money to buy building materials to build or improve a house on their plot
      • a more formal way of helping squatter settlement residents
    • Self-help schemes
      • the government supplies the materials and local people have to build their own homes
      • local people have upgraded their homes by adding brick and tile.
        • Local authorities have accepted these improvements and added electricity, paved and lit some of the steeper streets and added more water pipes
    • Local Authority Schemes
      • funded by local government and are about improving the temporary accomodation
      • there can be large-scale improvements or new towns may be built
  • the government supplies the materials and local people have to build their own homes

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