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The report “Land, Housing, and Property in Iraq: A review of the legal, institutional and administrative frameworks” describes policies, laws, regulations, practices, trends and challenges pertinent to the key functions of land administration, namely land tenure, land value, land use, land development and land disputes resolution. The report aims to expand the knowledge of a wide range of Iraqi stakeholders on housing, land and property rights, as a basis for land sector reform and improved delivery to the people of Iraq. The Annexes list the main land and property legislation applicable in Iraq and its Kurdistan Region.

This publication is part of the research work carried out by the Arab Land Initiative under the Arab Region Programme on Good Land Governance in Support to Inclusive Development, Peace and Stability funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ) under the management of UN-Habitat and the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN). The opinions presented in this paper are of the author and do not reflect the views of GLTN, UN-Habitat, its Governing Bodies or Member States.

You can download the full report, here below