Research Report Assessment of Current Legal and Operational Status of Housing Partnerships in Uzbekistan
Carol Rabenhorst, Irina Genstler, Sabina Gradwal
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Though Uzbekistan began privatizing apartments in 1993, by 2002, owners continued to have virtually no control over the operation and management of their property; the local government selected leaders, set maintenance fees, and appointed building managers. In an effort to introduce democratic reforms to housing governance in Uzbekistan, USAID asked UI to conduct a preliminary assessment of the legal and operational status of housing partnerships. This report provides an overview of the institutional climate for introducing housing reforms--examining the legal framework, role of government entities, attitudes towards housing partnerships, and housing-related activities of local NGOs and international donors.
Research Areas International development
Tags International public administration and local government International housing and land markets International civil society and democratic institutions