Afesis-corplan has been promoting the concept of managed land settlement (MLS) for a number of years. MLS is where government allows people to settle on (semi) serviced land with basic tenure security, and households are able to use their own money to start to build their own shelter and houses. In the MLS approach government shifts from building houses for people to helping people to build their own houses. This learning brief suggests a new role for government as a housing development supporter and facilitator.

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