Connect with PVAngelsJoin PVAngels on FacebookJoin PVAngels on TwitterPVAngels News Feeds Tell a Friend PVAngels Newsletter

Mexico Business & Finance News

Puerto Vallarta • Riviera Nayarit 

  News &
Politics
Issues &
Opinions
Business &
Finance
Health &
Evironment
Lifestyle &
Entertainment
Travel &
Outdoors
Science &
Technology

UNAM Study Reveals That Adequate Housing Remains a Challenge in Mexico

Mexico News Daily
go to original
December 30, 2016



No takers for affordable housing in Mexico (Al Jazeera English)

A study by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) offers a snapshot of housing, revealing deficiencies and inadequacies.

The director of the City Studies Program at UNAM said that despite government efforts access to adequate housing in Mexico remains a challenge.

A large number of people, especially in the south, must bear with deficient and precarious housing conditions, declared Alicia Ziccardi, who said problems have been brought on by shifting demographics and a rapid urbanization process that have created an unprecedented demand for housing.

This, coupled with unemployment and economic difficulties, have limited access to proper housing for great swaths of the population, she said.

Although the inventory of new housing has increased, along with access to public services, it doesn’t necessarily correspond to the social and economic characteristics of most Mexicans, said Ziccardi.

According to a UNAM poll that assessed living conditions in public housing last year, most Mexicans believe that houses built by the government are small, expensive, poorly built, located far from urban centers and have poor access to services.

The poorest people in the country have to deal with the worst housing available, continued the UNAM specialist.

While citizens of northern and central Mexico — including the greater Mexico City area and the Valley of Mexico — have access to houses built with good quality and durable materials, the situation is rather different in the south.

Read the rest at Mexico News Daily

  Check out Galvan Real Estate and Services

  Check out Timothy Real Estate Group


We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!


Meet the Charities

Community Services

Environmental

Animals & Wildlife

Health Care

Youth & Family

Education

Culture & Recreation

Special Interests


How You Can Help

Use Your Powers for Good

Add Your Favorite Charity

Save a Life - Give Blood

 

Partners for Change

Meet the Partners

Become a Partner for Change


About Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta Local News

Local Event Calendar

Puerto Vallarta Videos

Puerto Vallarta Photos

Historic Puerto Vallarta

Local Area Maps

Important Phone Numbers

CraigsList in Puerto Vallarta


News Around Mexico

Mexico Issues & Opinions

Mexico Business News

Mexico Evironmental News

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Mexico Travel & Outdoors

Science & Technology News

Mexico News & Travel Videos


Stay Connected

Find PVAngels on Facebook Follow PVAngels on Twitter Sign up PVAngels Newsletter RSS Feeds on PVAngels


Resources

About PVAngels

Add Your Charity

Add Your News & Events

Locate Yourself on Our Maps

Jobs - Join PVAngels Team


FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance a more in-depth understanding of critical issues facing the world. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 USC Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information click here. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

m3 • local actions from global awareness