Affordable Houses for Middle and Low Income Group in Ethiopia

This report discusses housing for low income people and includes situation analysis, facts and figures, shelter design,and organization. It aims to analyse the cost of alternative building materials and suggests diversified policy approaches that considered the constribution of various actors and different income level group of the society in line with facilitating decent shelter for all. Finally the cost effective local material and construction technology of Compressed Stabilized Earth Block is presented as practical workable solution for the construction of affordable housing units.