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MEJIA-ESCALANTE, Mónica. Habitabilidad en la vivienda social en edificios para población reasentada: El caso de Medellín, Colombia. EURE (Santiago) [online]. 2012, vol.38, n.114, pp.203-227. ISSN 0250-7161.

The inhabitants of the informal settlement Morro de Moravia, located since 1970 in one of the areas with better infrastructure in Medellín city, between 2004 and 2012 have been the target of a process of relocation to the urban expansion area called "Pajarito" under the higher aim of "restoring habitat conditions" in public housing According to the elements of an "adequate housing"' as defined by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), of which Colombia is Part of since 1976, adequate housing is yet not achieved, but its need and components emerge from the voices of this resettled people. This document proposes to explore the differences between the original and actual habitat conditions in resettlement processes, to inquire for its habitability and correspondence with the "adequate housing"' elements.

Keywords : housing; residential satisfaction; quality of life.

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