عنوان مقاله [English]
Supply of suitable housing depends on market conditions, demand rate for it and government policies for allocation of space and facilities. In the worldwide, housing is an important determinant of quality of life. This paper has studied different ways of housing supply by governments in the world such as rent control, selective and subsidy housing, public housing, site and services approach, demolition and renovation, and enabling. This article is an applied research and its methodology is descriptive – analytical. We used the national socioeconomic and cultural development plans and the statistical data of the related organizations and analyzed housing sector of Iran considering the quantitative and qualitative goals and macro strategies. Based on our results and findings, First Plan has considered density of household in housing unit but has not cared about the organizing of informal settlements, worn tissues and increasing of building density. The Second Plan was concerned with worn tissues, increase of density and its main problem was increasing the individual housing. The Third plan has given special attention to low-income groups and its main challenge was paying not enough attention to the relationship between public and private purposes. The Fourth Plan has considered organizing of worn tissues and low-income housing (Mehr housing) that was an effective step towards social justice and supply of housing for low-income households. Finally, the Fifth Plan was prepared with emphasis on the goals of the Fourth Plan, patterns of Iranian- Islamic, Mehr housing, organizing of worn tissues and informal settlements and sustainable development.