How can appropriate housing enhance human development?

A decent home.

Human development is a complex term that has been used in multiple contexts and in many different ways, relating to a wide range of issues. From the definition of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs (which defines human development as concerning from physiological needs to self-actualization, in a pyramid-style hierarchy) to more complex perspectives, human development concerns the rights of people, which go from basic physical needs to intangible aspects such as dignity and community interaction. [Read more…]