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Blogue ATS: After rehousing: the Portuguese Special Rehousing Programme in the eyes of former slum-dwellers

O novo post no Blogue ATS é da autoria de Joana Catela, investigadora pós-Doc no Instituto de Ciências Sociais, sobre “After rehousing: the Portuguese Special Rehousing Programme in the eyes of former slum-dwellers”.

“Enacted in 1993 (Decree-Law 163/93), the PER (Programa Especial de Realojamento) was the largest public housing programme ever developed in democratic Portugal. The declared policy goal was the eradication of the slums existing in Porto and Lisbon (with an estimated population of more than 150,000 residents) and the resettlement of former slum dwellers in council housing estates.”