Community Council for Land and Housing Policy
The Community Council for Land and Housing Policy of the city of Quilmes has as its objective the articulation of social demands to the governmental institutions, as well as the monitoring and control of the policies tending to the creation of houses. The Council is coordinated by a Board of Directors, which is composed of representatives of various institutions: social organizations based on land and housing, the Municipal Executive Branch, the Municipal Legislative Branch, the Secretariat of Land and Urbanism of the Province of Buenos Aires, the National University of Quilmas, the Diocese and local civil associations. The Community Council has meetings every fortnight for which civil society organizations that held previous meetings can draw up a plan of action and coordinate their interests.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- only backed by a governmental program or policy
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- citizens civil society private stakeholders
- democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision