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Informal housing

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Is informality a resistance against regulatory overreach by governments?  Research on informal housing, in its tendency to focus overwhelmingly on less developed countries, downplaying or ignoring entirely the presence of informality in United States, French, German, English and Irish housing markets, doesn't help answer this question for these countries. However a  longstanding and widespread tradition of informal housing exists in them. Here's this article for a start.
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HUMANITARIAN CATACLYSM

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With housing, we say people need to follow the law. But people need to understand if we actually did that, there would be a humanitarian cataclysm.
When you see data on the state of the housing market as experienced in particular by low income renters, and you see such alarming statistics, we overlook the fact that people -low income renters for example-don’t just sit still. Human beings find other solutions, and the research we have done shows that a lot of those solutions are informal housing arrangements. The TRUTH is that our affordable housing programs don’t serve all residents, for whom informality is often a solution. Without it we would have an even more severe urban housing crisis than we do now.
Informal housing arrangements rock!
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Taking talking about the weather to the streets

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I am looking forward to talking about climate change with my fellow humans in the street on Saturday (April 29th).  I know we are ingenious enough to shelter ourselves from whatever climate lies ahead, but , being Irish, I love talking about the weather .  A great day in Ventura and everywhere.

#^People's Climate Sister March Ventura
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Man's ability to thrive by housing himself

  
While watching this amazing TED talk I am inspired by man’s alchemic ability to thrive when the chips are down.
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