In January 2021, the Center for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) commissioned a study about housing investment patterns in Cameroon. With the impact of Covid, the study had been heavily delayed but eventually was carried out by the team of consultants led by Arline Kamga, in French. The study looked at household behavior related to: (i) the decision to invest in housing; (ii) securing the land; (iii) the process of housing construction and, (iv) the financing of investment in housing. The study’s recommendations provide an opportunity Cameroon’s public, private sectors and community based organisations to collaborate in addressing market inefficiencies hampering housing investment by low and middle income households.
The full report in French can be accessed hereDownload Executive Summary