Access to Housing Finance Fails to Meet Zambian Housing Deficit

Jul 02, 2012 | Cynthia Mukwasa

Housing has central importance to everyone's quality of life, with considerable economic, social and personal significance; and as such building or buying a house seems to be a common desire.(...) While the demand for housing is on the increase, especially in the expanding urban regions, the supply side remains low. There are currently three financial institutions that are offering mortgage financing with the Zambian National Building Society being the pioneer. Listen to more.

Housing has central importance to everyone's quality of life, with considerable economic, social and personal significance; and as such building or buying a house seems to be a common desire.(...) While the demand for housing is on the increase, especially in the expanding urban regions, the supply side remains low. There are currently three financial institutions that are offering mortgage financing with the Zambian National Building Society being the pioneer. Listen to more.