Category: Land

Advocacy Results in a Stronger Property Institute

  • May 19, 2017

After a dismal 19% transparency and management score in 2015, no one would have guessed that Honduras’ Property Institute would be among the “most-improved” government institutions.

AJS Advocacy Leads to Thousands of New, Accurate Land Titles

  • February 23, 2017

By the end of 2016, it became clear that for the first time the Property Institute had met their goal, processing 10,005 land titles. Even better, at the beginning of November, ASJ audited nearly 1,000 titles and found zero errors.

Errors in Audited Land Titles Drop from 100% to 3%

  • May 25, 2016

There are an estimated one million urban plots of land in Honduras that are not registered with the government’s Property Institute, and thus, lack a formal title. The people who live on this land face the constant threat of eviction, and have no formal proof of ownership that would allow them to use their land as an asset — something to be inherited, sold, or placed as security on a loan.

Francisca Finds a Home

  • October 29, 2015

Francisca Lopez worked with AJS to obtain a land title for herself and her family.

Luis Makes His Voice Heard

  • October 29, 2015

After years of uncertainty, the efforts of Luis and his neighbors pay off, opening the opportunity for receiving a land title.

A Life-Changing Property Title

  • October 29, 2015

Bienvenida’s life changes forever when she receives a land title, allowing for investment and improvement on her house, and even better, more financial security.