Brief Summaries of ACHR's programs are given below. For further information click the programme title.
A program of the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights to support partnership and build strong urban poor communities to secure housing CIT-WIDE. By 2014 ACCA has stated Citywide upgrading activities in 165 cities and towns in 19 countries in Asia.

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Community Architects Network (CAN) is a regional network of community architects and planners, engineers, young professionals, lecturers and academic institutes in Asian countries.

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One of the most exciting developments of the past year has been the emergence of a new initiative to bring together Asia’s urban poor community networks and organizations into a new region-wide platform of sharing, linking, learning and support.

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Housing rights has been one of the most important issues in all of ACHR's work, from the coalition's very beginnings in 1988, to the work we are doing around the region today.

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ACHR-SELAVIP Housing Project is the continuation of the ACCA program but with a smaller amount of financial resources. It is about looking at citywide and community-driven approaches, strengthening networks at different levels, supporting new financial systems to build stronger collaboration processes, and finding ways of integrating the poorest of the poor. The earlier Decent Poor activity continues. It attempts to direct funds to support housing for these poorest in urban areas, as identified by and to be supported by their fellow community members, to ensure they are fully included in the housing and community development process.

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ACHR members have contributed their own research and articles relevant to making change in Asia. Topics include urban poor strategies and trends in development; the effects of globalisation housing densities in cities heritage cities and the poor

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Of all the poor and vulnerable groups in Asian cities, those hit by disasters are often the poorest and most vulnerable of all. Besides losing family members, houses and belongings, many also lose their livelihoods and find themselves facing eviction from their land.

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ACHR has linked coalition partners into a Video and Public Media Network to promote learning and advocacy about a people centred development strategy. Currently around 14 countries are making videos. and sharing experiences of their interactions with public media.

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