Angola’s New Housing Fiscal Reforms

The last year has seen the introduction of some long-outstanding fiscal reforms in Angola’s housing economy. The new Minister of Housing and Urban Development Ms Branca do Espírito Santo has...

January 17, 2017 Samuel Suttner
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Defining Informal Housing in South Africa

In our work, in order to understand market dynamics, there’s often a need to acknowledge the difference between formal and informal housing. We tend to have a flexible definition, guided by...

January 16, 2017 No Comments

Podcast | Talking Housing Finance in Africa

On 10 January 2017,  the Jozi Today, on Radio Today, interviewed the Executive Director of CAHF, Kecia Rust, on housing markets, CAHF and her career. Listen below to find our more about our work,...

December 14, 2016 Samuel Suttner
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Launching Housing Investment Chronicles in Mozambique

  If you follow our work, or are interested in the sector, you will know that data on housing finance across Africa is scarce. You’ll also know that without proper data investors,...

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...


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