FinMark Trust wishes to appoint a consultant to undertake a scoping study to determine investor data needs with respect to housing finance, and to establish a data collection framework and key indicators in support of the growth of housing and property markets in the SADC region. Consultants are invited to submit proposals to undertake the study – proposals are due no later than Wednesday, 1 February 2012. An appointment will be made by Monday, 6 February 2012 and an inception meeting will be held on Wednesday, 8 February 2012 in Johannesburg or by skype. The first draft of the report will be expected by Friday, 30 March 2012 and the final will be due by Monday, 16 April 2012. Further deadlines are noted in the body of this Terms of Reference.