This 9-page paper elaborates on the issue of Housing, Land and Property rights (HLP) in the conflict and post conflict periods in Syria, particularly concerning reconstruction and informal settlements. As reconstruction policies tend to ignore informal ownership systems and are based on proving ownership through documentary evidence only, millions of people are losing their rights to a just, sustainable and inclusive reconstruction process.
Title: Is Marota City the Type of Reconstruction Syrians Need?
Author: Edward Hanna and Nour Harastani
Published by: Shattuck Center (CEU School of Public Policy)
Date: May 2019