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close this bookRole of Women in the Execution of Low-income Housing Projects (Habitat)
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentChapter 1: Formulating eligibility criteria
View the documentChapter 2: Recruitment of beneficiaries
View the documentChapter 3: Settlement planning
View the documentChapter 4: Planning infrastructure
View the documentChapter 5: Planning the dwelling
View the documentChapter 6: Financing housing
View the documentChapter 7: Women and house construction
View the documentChapter 8: Self-help building groups and contractors
View the documentChapter 9: Project maintenance
View the documentChapter 10: Cost recovery
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