Housing finance is critical to solve the housing problem, increasing the number of households that can afford to acquire a house in the formal market, which in turn will make large scale development of middle and lower middle income housing possible.
Informal builders provide the bulk of affordable housing and define large areas of our cities. This incremental process has been adopted by governments into programmes called ‘site and services’, focusing on housing and land development, and embracing process as the key.
The Housing Programme on Africa Independent Television interviewed the Executive Director of CAHF, Kecia Rust, on financing affordable housing in Nigeria.
Smolka evaluates the actual and potential revenues these instruments generate under different local institutional socio-political circumstances.
Our Executive Director, Kecia Rust, gave a the fifth lecture, titled Extending Access to Housing Finance across Africa, for the third season of UN Habitat‘s …
What data is needed to make investors focus on affordable housing? How can we work together to bring together the data needed?