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...

July 27, 2016 Debra Erb
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7 Key Points DFIs Need to See in Your Housing Project

See the original post on the Developing Smart Cities website. In my 13+ years at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), I have vetted hundreds of housing construction projects for...

Affordable Housing: A Tafelberg Perspective

This is an extract from a post by Eighty20, which you can find on the Eighty20 website. To read the submission to the Western Cape Government on Tafelberg by the Centre for Affordable Housing...

July 22, 2016 No Comments

Get Housing Finance on the New Urban Agenda

Next week, governments from around the world will meet in Surabaya, Indonesia, to discuss the current draft of the New Urban Agenda – the main document that will emerge from Habitat III, to be...

July 20, 2016 No Comments

Launch of Three Housing Publications by SERI

The Socio-Economic Rights Institute (SERI) of South Africa is launching three publications on 29 July 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa: Johannesburg Inner City Alternative Accommodation...


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