June 9, 2015 No Comments

Striking a deal in South Africa for the public sector’s housing allowance

Relief for many— in South Africa, a couple of weeks ago, trade unions and government agreed to a public sector wage increase, preventing a threatened strike. One of the main disputes during the...

Cement: Constructing Africa

This blog originally appeared in the African Union for Housing Finance's May 2015 Newsletter. See the AUHF's 'Publications' page for more newsletters and other publications. Africa, now the...

Understanding Housing Bonds in Kenya

This blog originally appeared on BuildingKE. By Barrack Obaga M. It goes without saying that land development and building construction require funding. In Kenya, real estate projects are...

The Power of the Area Median Income

Citymark uses area median income as a tool to explore housing affordability. Take a look at the Citymark dashboard and our Citymark reports. In our work, the most common question we are ever...

March 3, 2015 Illana Melzer
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Segmenting Mortgage Loan Performance in South Africa

See our FSC Mortgage Loan Market Study and FSC Mortgage Loan Performance Workbook. According to data published by the National Credit Regulator (NCR), South African credit providers originated over...

February 10, 2015 No Comments

Call for Expressions of Interest

The Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa has an exciting and dynamic programme of work planned for the next five years – and we have set this out in an initial two year plan. We are...