Chile Neighborhood Program

The Chile Neighborhood Program aims to contribute, with an integrated and participative method, to overcome poverty in precarious settlements throughout the country by improving housing conditions, environmental quality, and residents' social and labor opportunities. To this end, the program seeks to complement and coordinate the financial resources and technical capacities of the Ministries and public services with those of the private sector and the civil society. The aim is to make these tools available to citizens living in these settlements, and to create projects for poverty alleviation at the local level. The program also seeks to strengthen community organization and participation, so as to ensure its leading role in the design and implementation of the plans and projects that involve and impact them.

Institutional design


Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?

Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?

Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?

Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?

Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?

Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?

only backed by a governmental program or policy 
Mode of selection of participants
Type of participants
democratic innovation yields no decision  


  • Deliberation
  • Direct Voting
  • E-Participation
  • Citizen Representation


  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Rule of Law
  • Political Inclusion
  • Social Equality

Policy cycle

Agenda setting
Formulation and decision-making
Policy Evaluation

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