April 6, 2016 No Comments

Habitat III | Housing Microfinance as a Tool for Informal Settlement Upgrading in Africa

      The Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa hosted a side event on housing microfinance at the Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Informal...

Extending Access to Housing Finance across Africa

Our Executive Director, Kecia Rust, gave a the fifth lecture, titled Extending Access to Housing Finance across Africa, for the third season of  UN Habitat's Global Urban Lecture...

Real Estate Investment Trusts: Watumishi Housing Company

Extract from Issue 49 of the African Union for Housing Finance newsletter: Investors are constantly looking to invest in new markets. Though, variation in regulation and opaque investing...

Al Jazeera: ‘Informal settlements dot South Africa’s landscape’

As part of its coverage of the Africities Summit, Al Jazeera explored the lack of affordable housing in South Africa, and interviewed Citymark Director Adelaide Steedley about the key...

Opportunities for Angola’s New Urbanism after the Collapse of the Oil Economy

Since the end of the civil war in 2002, the government of Angola has used Chinese credit facilities backed by petroleum guarantees for massive infrastructure rehabilitation and to build prestige...

February 7, 2016 No Comments

CAHF’s Case Studies Series

Click here to access the published case studies Across Africa, practitioners are grappling with the challenge of creating an enabled housing finance environment. Blockages occur all along the...