Low-cost Housing in Barbados

Low-cost Housing in Barbados

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The Barbados Tenantries Programme provides an example of what can take place when the state elects to intervene in low-income housing. This work offers an empirical study of the plantation tenantries since the upgrading programme began in the 1980s, examining different aspects of 150 tenantries.... able to maintain their short-term debrs, and introduced guidelines to restrict lending in order to prevent a reoccurrence of the problem of ... Therefore, aquot;only a few banks ventured into longer-term lending, principally for housing and tourismaquot; (Saunders and Worrell 1978: 43), ... Mainly raising funds through deposit gathering to finance their lending activities, trust companies in Barbados have traditionallyanbsp;...

Title:Low-cost Housing in Barbados
Author:Mark R. Watson, Robert B. Potter
Publisher:University of West Indies Press - 2001


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