Zoning regulations effects on low-cost housing development: A case study of Kigali city, Rwanda.
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Bernhard Müller, Technische Universität Dresden
Despite many benefits, literature describes zoning as exclusionary regarding the affordability of housing for low-income households. The objective of this research is to examine the effects of zoning regulations on low-cost housing development in Kigali city. This study will employ a triangulation research methodology: a review of zoning regulations, empirical case study investigation through questionnaire and semi-structured interviews. Results will contribute to making zoning more responsive to the housing needs of the urban poor.
Key words: Zoning, urban planning, low-cost housing, urban poor, Kigali city
Doctoral student at TU Dresden, Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Studies in Global Urban Development and Planning, University of Manchester
Academic degree: Master of Science
Studies in Real Estate Management and Valuation, Kigali Institute of Science and Technology
Academic degree: Bachelor of Science
Assistant Lecturer, School of Architecture and Built-environment/University of Rwanda
Data Manager, study on understanding the dynamics in unplanned settlements in Kigali city by Laterite and IGC (International Growth Center)
Teaching Assistant, School of Architecture and Built-environment/University of Rwanda
Administrative and program Assistant, Tulane International, LLC
Scholarship award to undertake doctoral studies at TU Dresden by Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS)
Equity and Merit Scholarship award to undertake master’s studies by the University of Manchester
Scholarship award to undertake undergraduate studies by Generation Rwanda Inc.