From the 30-31 August 2018, CAHF held its first Community of Practice Meeting with the theme, “Impact of Housing on the Economy”. The meeting brought together our network of consultants from across the continent to deliberate on the role of the housing sector on the broader economy of their countries. The meeting commenced with a technical overview of CAHF’s Housing Economic Value Chain (HEVC) work which outlined the value chain modeling methodology and how it has been adapted to measure the economic impact of the construction and rental of housing.
To determine the strategic application of the HEVC across the continent, participants were asked to prepare presentations on the relevance of the model in their resident countries. Click the button below to download the presentation by Allan Cain, Director of Development Workshop Angola.
The presentation overviews the strategies taken by the Angolan government to provide subsidised housing to its citizens, the role of Chinese investment in the housing market and the potential role of the private sector in the housing delivery process.