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Room for Development: Housing Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean: Summary

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In this occasion the IDB presents the latest edition of the IDB`s flagship publication, Development in the Americas (DIA): "Room for Development: Housing Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean" edited by César P. Bouillon. It takes an in-depth look at the opportunities countries have to improve urban housing markets and pave the way for solutions that involve the private sector. The executive summary is available in this brochure.

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  • Inter American Development Bank, 2012. "Room for Development: Housing Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean: Summary," IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank, number 447.
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