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CAHF on Twitter

15 hours ago
Want to join our team? CAHF is looking for a Head: Research & Market Intelligence, based in Johannesburg. See @FSDAfrica @auhf_housing @mfw4a
19 hours ago
Nice blog: Are impact investors missing a trick by overlooking local communities? - International Institute for Environment and Development via @IIED
19 hours ago
Providing shelter in East African cities: what works? - International Institute for Environment and Development via @IIED
2 days ago
What are the barriers to long term (ie housing-related) investments by African pension funds? @mfw4a @CAHF_Africa webinar sets out the opportunities amidst the challenges CAHF_Africa photo
2 days ago
Come work with CAHF! We are advertising a new post for a Project Officer. For more information, visit @fsdafrica @auhf_housing
4 days ago
We’re programme planning for the 2018/19 financial year - so much planned to promote investment in affordable housing finance in Africa. CAHF_Africa photo

Instagram: Houses of Africa

  • Louisar House in the southeastern part of Johannesburgs CBD is
    Louisar House in the south-eastern part of Johannesburg’s CBD is like an oasis in the middle of the rough inner city. Financed by TUHF (, the building is nicely refurbished and well maintained. Playground on the roof. Clean, quiet hallways. A common room with free WiFi. Functioning new lift. Rents
  • This formal sectional title in Ethipoia is a prime example
    This formal sectional title in Ethipoia is a prime example of the rapid development and urbanisation happening across the country. To meet this demand, the government has engaged in ambitious urbanisation programme, financing the construction and purchase of housing with its Integrated Housing Development Program (IHDP). This is an attempt
  • housesofafrica About 70 of households in Mozambiques capital city Maputo
     #housesofafrica  About 70% of households in  #Mozambique ’s capital city,  #Maputo , live in informal housing with poor access to services - even in the inner city. A project in Poland Canico A, an area less than 3km from the city centre is trying to address this with an innovative land value
  • housesofafrica These 3bedroom flats Namungoona Apartments in Kampala Uganda go
     #housesofafrica  These 3-bedroom flats, “Namungoona Apartments” in Kampala, Uganda, go for about $300 per month rental - much less than the estimated $1000 per month in bond costs that a buyer of a comparable $80,000 3-bedroom flat would have to pay. The cost of housing in Kampala is among the
  • housesofafrica Much of the housing in Ugandas capital city Kampala
     #housesofafrica  Much of the housing in Uganda’s capital city, Kampala, is self built, with home made bricks baked in the sun. The cost of housing in Uganda is particularly high, with land and infrastructure standing out as the main cost items. Throughout the city, homes like this one are without
  • housesofafrica tanzania with almost 70 of employees earning 140 a
     #housesofafrica   #tanzania  with almost 70% of employees earning $140 a month, majority of people finance thier homes through loans (at an average of 11.5%) and household savings.
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