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Residential segregation is a latent phenomenon in the modern city of Bogota, which makes it difficult for people with different income levels are mixed within the space of the capital, the local government's role is vital when propose housing policies that do not neglect the integration of the poorest (population where housing focuses in Social Housing), because this is an issue that deeply affects the quality of life of the beneficiaries. Empirical evidence on this urban phenomenon has been increasing and suggests that there is a causal relationship between residential segregation circulating levels and quality of life. Thus, increases in segregation have negative effects on living conditions, also when they deteriorate segregation worsens generating a damaging circle. In that sense this work seeks to explore both influence government actions side policies that subsidize the Social Housing segments, in the heightening of segregation and deterioration in quality of life effect using as a tool a number of indicators including variables quantitative and qualitative, which reflect the degree of segregation of such housing by location and the effect of this on the living standards of its inhabitants, so as a last resort propose a series of recommendations around the results obtained.KEY WORDS:Residential segregation, Social Housing, Public Policy

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Desigualdad económica regional, Oferta de vivienda, Política de vivienda, Zonas urbanas - Aspectos socioeconómicos, Zonificación económica

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Trabajo de grado - Pregrado

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales


Universidad de La Salle. Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales. Economía