Green and Resilient Affordable Housing Sector Project
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As Bhutan’s rapid urban migration sparks a huge housing shortage, this brief shows how ADB is supporting efforts to build affordable and disaster resilient homes that will help bolster living standards and social inclusion.
With Bhutan’s urban population nearly doubling in two decades, it outlines how ADB is backing a project to construct 1,000 units for rent to people on low-incomes as part of the country’s national housing strategy. Explaining the importance of adopting energy-efficient designs that withstand hazards such as earthquakes, it stresses the need to include women in the project that aims to help plug Bhutan’s housing gap.