How Affordable Housing and TOD Are Coming Together in Brazil

The Minha Casa Minha Vida housing program in Brazil works to develop affordable housing for low-income populations consistent with TOD principles. Photo by GOVBA.

Putting MCMV in Context

Integrating Housing and Transit Planning

Land for the MCMV project (marked in red) in the Junction neighborhood of Rio Grande has access to transport (corridor marked in green), public services, and infrastructure. The project is currently in development. Map by WRI Brazil | EMBARQ Brazil.

Mexico’s Ghost Towns

This neighborhood of Ensenada, Mexico is one of many housing developments that is car-dependent and disconnected from vital city services and infrastructure. Photo by Livia Corona.

A Compact and Vibrant Future

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