EXECUTIVE PROGRAM!
Affordable Housing Affordable Cities

Date: Sunday 1st to Saturday 7th July, 2018

Location: Institute of Housing and Development Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Organised by:

MY LIVEABLE CITY ( MLC) in cooperation with INSTITUTE OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (IHS),Erasmus, University, Rotterdam, Netherlands

The course will be held at the IHS Building on the campus of Erasmus, University Rotterdam. The campus is located in the eastern part of the city and can be reached by public transport from other parts of the city. The address of the campus is: IHS is located in the Mandeville Building which is located centrally on the university campus.

The food-court is equipped with several take-aways and cafes are located just around the corner from the building of IHS. Participants can buy their lunches on days of the course there.

Details of the Program

DAY 1: SUNDAY

13.30 hrs

We gather (post-lunch) at a central location in Rotterdam, where the MLC - IHS will welcome the participants. After a short round of introduction of the participants, Shyam Khandekar will provide the context to the course and during a bus-tour through The Hague and Rotterdam give an introduction to the urban context in Netherlands.

We will terminate the tour at 18.00 hrs. In Rotterdam.

DAY 2: MONDAY

9.30 hrs.

LECTURE: WHAT IS AN AFFORDABLE CITY?
The Affordable city in the context of the Right to City and Housing.
Maartje van Eerd (IHS)

11.00 hrs.

LECTURE: WHAT IS AFFORDABLE HOUSING?
Introduction to the 4 A’s approach / coffee-table exercise.
Alonso Ayala + Ellen Geurts (IHS)

12.30 -13.30 hrs.

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 hrs.

LECTURE: DESIGNING AFFORDABLE CITIES
Factors which need to be looked into to make cities affordable and inclusive.
Vinayak Bharne +Shyam Khandekar (MLC)

15.30 hrs.

LECTURE: DESIGNING AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Is sues which need to be looked into to create Affordable Housing.
Ashok Lall (MLC)

DAY 3: TUESDAY

9.30 hrs.

LECTURE: URBAN GOVERNANCE FOR AFFORDABLE CITIES AND AFFORDABLE
HOUSING: International lessons on Housing Policies
Alonso Ayala (IHS)

11.30hrs.

LECTURE: HOUSING GOVERNANCE
The potential for and experiences of institutional rental housing. International examples/ focus on South Africa.
Ellen Geurts (IHS)

12.30 -13.30 hrs.

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 - 17.30 hrs

VISIT TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF ROTTERDAM.
URBAN GOVERNANCE IN PRACTICE: Presentations by Municipal authority.

DAY 4: WEDNESDAY

9.30 hrs.

LECTURE: UNDERSTANDING THE FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK FINANCE
AFFORDABLE HOUSING/subsidies and other measures.
Ellen Geurts (IHS)

11.30 hrs.

LECTURE: INTERNATIONAL EXAMPLES OF HOUSING SUBSIDY MECHANISMS WITH FOCUS ON NETHERLANDS.
Ellen Geurts (IHS)
Siddharth Khandekar (Deloitte Advisory, Netherlands)

12.30 -13.30 hrs.

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 - 17.30 hrs.

VISIT TO A “Woningbouwcorporatie” (Social Housing Corporation):
Presentations by officials of the organisation and visit to a Social Housing project.

DAY 5: THURSDAY

9.30 hrs.

LECTURE: SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY
Transformation process in Affordable Housing / Settlement Upgrading
Alonso Ayala (IHS)

11.30 hrs.

LECTURE: DESIGNING FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Ashok Lall (MLC)

12.30 -13.30 hrs.

LUNCH BREAK

13.30 hrs.

LECTURE: DESIGNING SUSTAINABLE CITIES
How to combine the goals of sustainability with the goals of affordability, with design examples.
Shyam Khandekar + Vinayak Bharne (MLC)

15.00- 17.30 hrs.

HAND-ON DESIGN WORKSHOP: International scope
Participants in multi-disciplinary groups to work on a given exercise.
Guidance by: Ashok Lall, Vinayak Bharne, Shyam Khandekar (MLC)

DAY 6: FRIDAY

9.30 hrs.

LECTURE: PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT PLANNING
Alonso Ayala (IHS)

11.00 hrs.- 15.00 hrs.

URBAN WALK: WHAT IS AFFORDABLE HOUSING?
Alonso Ayala (IHS)

15.30- 17.30 hrs.

HAND -ON DESIGN WORKSHOP
Indian Context In continuation of workshop on Day 5.
Guidance by: Ashok Lall, Vinayak Bharne, Shyam Khandekar (MLC)

11.00 hrs.

LECTURE: DESIGNING AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Is sues which need to be looked into to create Affordable Housing.
Ashok Lall (MLC)

DAY 7: SATURDAY

9.30-12.30 hrs.

EVALUATION and CONCLUDING SESSION.

All lectures from Day 2 to Day 6 will be held at the IHS Faculty building on the campus of Erasmus University, Rotterdam.