Workshop Report: Growing Sustainable Housing Microfinance Options in Sub-Saharan Africa: Enhancing the Relevance and Scale of Housing Finance for the Poor

This document is a report of the 2008 housing microfinance workshop co-hosted by FinMark Trust, Rooftops Canada and Habitat for Humanity International, in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.  The workshop hosted over 120 participants from over 19 countries, 12 in Africa. They included investors, financiers, and donors; experienced intermediaries; retailers including HMFIs, MFIs and NGOs and government officials. The topics addressed related to the state of housing finance in sub-Saharan Africa, scale lending and identifying various opportunities.

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