January 18, 2016 Kecia Rust
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Africa’s Housing Finance Markets in 2015

This blog is drawn from the Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook 2015. Author: Kecia Rust If cities are built the way they are financed (Renaud, 1984), then Africa’s cities are set to...

January 14, 2016 Samuel Suttner
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Data on Global House Prices, Bar Africa

The Economist posted an interesting blog comparing the performance of house prices in 25 countries. It includes a house price index, prices in real terms, prices against average income, prices...

January 6, 2016 No Comments

Identifying and capturing market opportunity in Africa through private sector innovation: An Introduction to LafargeHolcim Affordable Housing

Affordable housing and housing finance solutions are imperative to the economic growth agenda across Africa, not to mention dealing with the obvious housing backlogs.  In this, the private sector is...

December 1, 2015 No Comments

AUHF Conference 2015

To increase access to affordable housing and housing finance across Africa, housing finance markets need to work. This was the premise guiding the African Union for Housing Finance’s 31st Annual...

December 1, 2015 No Comments

LafargeHolcim is hosting a webinar on Housing Microfinance on 7 December 2015

  "Linking Affordable Housing and Microfinance: An Opportunity for microfinance banks to contribute to affordable housing and increase impact" The webinar is hosted by the Project...

September 30, 2015 No Comments

South African Finance Minister’s Speech at the International Housing Solutions Conference

The speech given by South Africa's Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, on the country's housing sector at the International Housing Solutions Conference on 7 September 2015. See Citymark's South...