An Overview of Affordable Housing in Bangladesh

Md. Akhter Hossain Sarker, Rubaiyet Hafiza, Hasan Shahriyer


A secured household is the base of a contented life and decent housing for all is the foundation of a good society. The current supreme challenge for the modern civilization is to confirm affordable housing for. Providing housing for all is the substantial issue for ensuring sustainable urban and rural development. Bangladesh is most densely populated country in the world. Within its 147,570km2 of area, in both rural and urban areas, unplanned housing is apparently creating extra pressure and making an adverse impact on the affordability of safe accommodation. This paper scrutinizes the existing housing affordability of the people comprising all-income group of the country. This paper will highlight some techniques and measures coming out from extensive research and study towards ensuring affordable and sustainable accommodation.

Keywords: Sustainability, affordable, housing, ferro-cement, low cost.

DOI: 10.7176/CER/11-11-02

Publication date: December 31st 2019


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