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Housing and Development Resources

Global Human Settlement


GHSL- Global Human Settlement Layer

European Commission's geospatial tool for assessing the human presence on the planet. The site also provides access to documents, data, and an interactive visualization tool. 



Human Settlements Database
Retrieve specific time series, or data relating to a specific European country. From the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe.
Annual Bulletin of Housing and Building Statistics for Europe and North America. 1993- [ALEXANDER DOC HD9715 .A1U48]
2000 Bulletin was the last published in paper; series discontinued after 2006. 
1957-1991 Available?
1992-1998 Available? 
2000 Available? 
The State of Housing in Europe 2021
The State of Housing in the EU 2019
The State of Housing in the EU 2017
The State of Housing in the EU 2015: A Housing Europe Review
European Housing Review 2012
European Housing Review 2011
European Housing Review 2010
European Housing Review 2008
European Housing Review 2005
Housing Developments in European Countries: Synthesis Report. November 2004
Country Profiles on the Housing Sector.
Reports from the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe on housing in Eastern European countries.

Latin America

Literature Review of Housing in Latin America and the Caribbean
Urban Institute, October 2016.
Thematic literature review utilizing approximately 1,000 documents published between 2000 and 2016.

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