Report Series: Landscape of Housing Investment- Ethiopia

Country Report

The investment landscape in Ethiopia’s housing and housing finance sector, constitutes the State (national Government) and foreign institutional investors (DFIs and International Property Developers). The landscape attracted close to US$ 700 million, in investment, in the period 2001 to 2017.

This country report forms part of The Centre for Affordable Housing Finance’s Investor Programme which aims at addressing key information asymmetries on who, why and how investments are made in the African housing sector. With the intention of identifying and championing increased investment in affordable housing, the report includes insights and analysis into the depth and breadth of investment in Ethiopia’s housing and housing finance sector. The overall goal of this project is to quantify the breadth of investment activity with respect to housing and housing finance across Africa, and to establish a mechanism to track this on an ongoing basis. This project has collected data and highlights gaps and opportunities in the investment landscape. With the aim of stimulating greater investment in affordable housing and connecting investors with potential investments, the report profiles investors and investment instruments with the greatest impact on the housing finance market in Ethiopia.

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