The home designs and concepts of social housing are varied and relate to different motivations, sometimes clear and acceptable, but not others. Social housing should respond quickly to the urgent need for a family shelter in the first place. Second social housing should meet the needs of having a livable, integrated into the community with dignity and with development potential.
On the other hand, the housing is a form of targeted interventions, affects the lives and futures of individuals and families. In the first instance is positive, since marginalized rescues and gives them a place in society, it also opens possibilities for the future. It has been proven many times that state intervention can narrow and distort the individual and social development, creating exclusion in cities.
Essentially, social housing is a concept for the emergency in a society without adequate resources due to lack of economic development. Because, if any, people have homes and families, their own homes, acquired or built with private funds. Where unemployment is chronic, structural economic, social housing is in particular a form of justice that the State must ensure.
The architecture of social housing responds to the demands of state by their governments, depending on the resources available for funding and ultimately serves the direct beneficiaries. So the houses tend to be very simple and compact same on tiny plots. The lack of space and poor quality environments, acting adversely to the purpose of living in those houses or apartments, and from there develop a better life.