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World Habitat Day 2011
The World Habitat Awards were presented on Monday 3rd October at the UN-HABITAT global observance of World Habitat Day in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Winning projects

The two recipients of this year's World Habitat Award are:

World Habitat Day

The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of human settlements and the basic right to adequate shelter for all. The theme of this year’s World Habitat Day was ‘Cities and Climate Change'. To find out more about this year's celebrations, please click here.

World Habitat Day 2011 also marks twenty-five years since the presentation of the first World Habitat Awards in 1986. To mark this occasion, BSHF has produced a commemorative publication celebrating the inspiring work carried out by all the winners and finalists over the years ... more 

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Invitations to Tender – Community-led Housing

BSHF is inviting proposals to deliver outputs related to our community-led housing programme.

Learning from informality

"I’m still surprised by the disproportionate attention paid to urban inequality and informality." says Line Algoed

BSHF reflects on aspects of community-led housing

Programme Managers Jenny, Line and Tom recently spoke at House Party 2015 in Manchester...