Housing Finance & Land Registries Documents

13.06.2018 | M. Fuchs | CAHF

This working paper explores the causes of high interest rates in African countries in an attempt to establish recommendations for how they might be reduced. Fiscal dominance, weak regulatory frameworks that drive up credit risk premiums, a lack of...

30.04.2018 | E. M. Bah, I. Faye, Z. F. Geh | Springer

This book utilizes new data to thoroughly analyze the main factors currently shaping the African housing market. Some of these factors include the supply and demand for housing finance, land tenure security issues, construction cost conundrum,...

31.03.2018 | Habitat’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter | Habitat’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter

In the absence of affordable housing solutions and accessible financing options, the majority of lower-income families resort to building incrementally based on their needs and available resources. Increasingly, financial institutions serving BOP...

30.11.2017 | S. Prieto & E. Simmons | Habitat for Humanity International

The 2016-17 State of Housing Microfinance, based upon a survey of 101 housing microfinance practitioners, is composed of insights and findings regarding practitioners’ perceptions of the challenges and opportunities facing housing microfinance,...

24.10.2017 | CAHF | CAHF

The eighth edition of the Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook covers 54 African countries and five regions – an addition of three country profiles this year. It has again sought out new data and refined the approach to the affordability graphs using...

30.04.2017 | A. Dennis, M. Safavian, J. Kiringai et al. | The World Bank

The focus section of this report is dedicated to analyzing Kenya’s housing market and the policies that can be put in place to make housing more affordable to many Kenyans.

31.12.2016 | C. Nguena, F. Tchana Tchana, A.G. Zeufack | The World Bank

Using a partially constructed panel database of 48 Sub-Saharan African countries from 2000 to 2013, this paper analyzes the structure of housing finance in Africa, its determinants, and its impact on inclusive growth. The findings show that market...

31.12.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

This 2016 Annual Report presents MFW4A’s activities in the second year of the Partnership’s Phase III strategy (2015 – 2017). The report showcases the collective achievements of the Secretariat, and the Partnership members based on the priorities...

31.10.2016 | Bank of Tanzania | Bank of Tanzania

The report reviews performance of the banking sector and other supervised institutions and a brief account of credit reference operations for the year ended 31st December 2015. Further, the report highlights reforms to the regulatory framework and...

26.09.2016 | CAHF | CAHF

The Yearbook is intended to provide housing finance practitioners, investors, developers, researchers and government officials with a current update of practice and developments in housing finance in Africa, reflecting the dynamic change and growth...

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