August 14, 2015 Kgomotso Tolamo
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Looking at Zambian Home Loans

In Zambia, 60.5 percent of the population live below the poverty line; additionally UN-Habitat estimates a housing backlog of over 1.3 million housing units.  In circumstances such as this...

August 13, 2015 No Comments

CAHF is hiring

The Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa is looking for two new dynamic staff members, to assist us in our mission to help Africa meet its need for affordable housing. We’re hiring...

August 13, 2015 Sireena Ramparsad
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Leveraging Land-Based Financing (through Private Sector Investment) to Finance Urban Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa

Coupled with rapid urbanisation rates, African cities are experiencing unprecedented urban growth that places pressure on existing infrastructure and creates a demand for additional infrastructure....

August 7, 2015 Allan Kundu
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Findex 2014: Understanding Housing Finance Inclusion in Africa

With the release of 2014 Global Financial Inclusion Data (Global Findex) in April 2015, the champions of financial inclusion have every right to celebrate. The data says several exciting things,...

August 5, 2015 Kecia Rust
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What Do We Mean When We Talk About Financial Inclusion and Housing?

Housing and banking go together.  It stands to reason: a family’s house is likely to be the most significant investment they will make in their lifetime.  It is expensive, and as a lump sum,...

July 1, 2015 No Comments

FLISP: Answering Your Questions

The Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP), revised in 2012, is a South African government initiative for households in the ‘gap’ market—those who are too rich to qualify for the...