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CAHF on Twitter

2 weeks ago
In many African cities, the majority of households #rent their housing. Check out our new focus notes on #Cote #d'Ivoire, #Tanzania, #Uganda and #Senegal to see the available data. https://t.co/dn7s1Oxypk @fsdafrica @fsdtanzania @fsduganda @mfw4a @auhf_housing
2 weeks ago
Our comments on the South African Property Practitioners Bill https://t.co/UIE1DNYaHw
3 weeks ago
Some critical things to think about when considering the impact of housing on an economy https://t.co/pv90EwXe03 https://t.co/E7eng8dCr6 CAHF_Africa photo
3 weeks ago
Indeed. This is the focus of our Housing Economic Value Chain work. https://t.co/pv90EwXe03 https://t.co/b8qeyvdWeg CAHF_Africa photo
3 weeks ago
It is a complicated debate but the asset of over 4m RDP houses delivered creates an opportunity for urban land reform that shouldn’t be overlooked - if we make that property market work | Tragedy of the commons via @TheEconomist https://t.co/r3hhj3FlTX

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  • Over 60 of single family residential units built in Uganda
    Over 60% of single family residential units built in Uganda are built by individual households using savings and income. At about US$8,50 a bag in 2017, the cost of cement is expensive for many - average annual per capital income in 2016 was US$770. Home made brick kilns line the
  • On the road between Entebbe and Kampala in Uganda small
    On the road between Entebbe and Kampala in Uganda, small bungalows double as home and business.  #housesofafrica 
  • housesofafrica mozambique A study was commissioned by FSD in early
     #housesofafrica   #mozambique  A study was commissioned by FSD in early 2017 to chronicle how households have invested, and still plan to invest in their housing; the financial tools they’ve used; and the reasons for their particular housing investment decisions. The Mozambican Housing Investment Chronicles, a collection of data-rich stories on the
  • In Uganda a 10000 houseloan would cost 234month and 22678
    In Uganda, a $10,000 house/loan would cost $234/month, and $22,678 over the term, at an interest rate of 22.0% over 7 years. In addition, the borrower would be required to make a 30% deposit. All else being equal this is affordable to 2.5% of the urban population. Find out more
  • housesofafrica Mzigos are one room structures largely used by Ugandas
     #housesofafrica  Mzigos are one room structures largely used by Uganda's low income earners and students. These were one of the many structures our team engaged in our most recent trip to Uganda. The overall goal of CAHF’s engagement in Uganda is to stimulate investment along the housing value chain. Targeted
  • 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 (www.tuhf.co.za), 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
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