Favela Community Land Trusts?

Clique aqui para Português Of all the winds of change blowing through Rio these days, perhaps the strongest gusts are at the backs of those in the real estate industry. Since 2008, average rents on […]


Losing Providence

Brazil’s first favela, Morro da Providência (Providence Hill), was built by veterans of the Canudos War. Thousands of soldiers flocked to Rio when the war ended in 1897, because the government had offered them housing in […]