The paper assesses the impacts of property right on low-cost housing and the solutions to address the challenges of property rights on low-cost housing. A literature review is the primary research method on the subject matter to find answers to impacts of property rights on affordable housing. The basis of the study is a general literature review (locally and internationally) published by other researchers on the similar study. The study indicated that enhanced political voice and political accountability has an impact on improving the prospects for secure property rights. Moreover, influence and supports the notion that the rule of law, in providing legal security for property rights, is an enabling condition for economic growth. Furthermore, if governments of developing countries provide real property ownership with clear titles and rights enforceable by law, then poor people will be able to use their assets to obtain credit which can be employed in productive activities, and countries could lever themselves and their poor inhabitants out of poverty. The research will make contribution to type of land reform, which lead to sustainable development through land titling, a reduction in the probability of being evicted, or otherwise losing land rights and provide land users with greater assurance that they will enjoy fruits of their labor and investment, thereby encouraging them to make long-term investments for sustainable use of their properties.
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