Post-Conflict Issues of Housing, Land and Property. Iraq

This report, produced on behalf of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Iraq, under the general guidance of the Chief of Mission and direct supervision of the Programme Manager (Transition and Recovery Unit), presents the findings of a one-month assessment aimed, not only to increase understanding and knowledge of the specific Housing Land and Property (HLP) dynamics in the targeted communities, but also to utilize these findings to establish an inclusive, transparent mechanism to resolve HLP disputes based on rule of law principles and what has been working well for the respective communities. In doing so, this assessment plays its part in an iterative process, accessing and acknowledging IOM information collected during, IOM’s 2015 assessment on HLP issues among internally displaced Iraqis, IOM’s Returnee Location, Assessment Report, October 2016, Project Proposal mainstreaming housing, land and property (HLP) issues into key humanitarian, transitional and development planning tools, IOM’s report Obstacles to Return In, Retaken Areas of Iraq, March 20174 , IOM’s report Access to Durable Solutions Among IDPs in Iraq, April 2017.The Housing Land and Property (HLP) challenges in Iraq can be separated primarily into two basic overlapping categories, psychological and practical.For further information, visit: