Architecture for Humanity in Port-au-Prince has a series of monthly lectures to which they invite professionals in the architecture and construction industry in Haiti. Those events are called “Meet and Greet”. For the April Meet and Greet, the theme of the lecture was “Urbanism in Haiti” and Anya Brickman Raredon, an OXFAM employee made a presentation on three projects. Those projects were: first a housing development in Zoranje (highly problematic housing compound North of Port-au-Prince), another development project in Gressier, which had problems of land tenure, and finally another development project to which Oxfam was approached by a community looking to improve their livelihood. The take-away from Anya’s talk was that collaboration is important for the sustainability of housing projects. This talk was followed by a very heated discussion. The problem of housing is a major concern in Haiti and it has been highlighted after the earthquake. Building houses for the displaced also meant tackling an issue that has been dismissed over the last decades: providing descent houses for the high percentage of less fortunate people of Haiti. In the end, Haitian architects in attendance expressed their frustration with the development projects that do not take into account various site conditions that locals are well aware of. The discussion was dominated by the question of relationships between donors, the Haitian government, professionals, and under-served “clients” (the poor population).