November 7, 2016 Kecia Rust
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The Residential Investment Opportunity in Driving Economic Growth

This overview essay was published in the Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook 2016. Across Africa, the residential investment opportunity is increasingly driving conversations about economic growth....

October 27, 2016 Daniel Phiri
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Challenges of Affordable Housing Delivery in Zambia

Like many governments in the Global South, Zambia struggles with the provision of affordable housing. The national housing deficit stands at more than 2 million units and is compounded by rapid...

October 5, 2016 Kecia Rust
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Financing Affordable Housing In Nigeria: An Interview with Kecia Rust

The Housing Programme on Africa Independent Television interviewed the Executive Director of CAHF, Kecia Rust, on financing affordable housing in Nigeria.

September 30, 2016 No Comments

Download Our New Regional Infographics

Extracted from the 2016 Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook, the 2016 regional infographics cover the Central, East, West, North and Southern regions on the African continent. They include information...

Rent Strike Narrowly Averted in Africa’s Newest Mega Housing Project – Kilamba City Angola

Crowds queuing for housing after subsidies announced in May 2013 (Source: Jacinto Figueiredo was aghast when he received his rent notice for last October, requiring him to...

July 29, 2016 No Comments

Western Cape Department of Human Settlements FLISP Advertisement

The Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP), is a South African government initiative administered by the NHFC, for households in the ‘gap’ market—those earning between...