Angola Housing Finance Chapter in the 2013 Africa Housing Finance Yearbook

Development Workshop prepared the Angola Housing Finance Chapter for the 2013 Africa Housing Finance Yearbook, recently published by the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa. This is the fourth edition of the Housing Finance in Africa Yearbook and reflects the mood and temperature of housing finance markets on the African continent in 2013. The Angola chapter provides an Overview and Key Figures plus sections on: Access to Finance, Housing Supply, Affordability, Property Markets, Policy and Regulation and Opportunities.

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“… For most Angolans, auto-construção or self-build is the predominant method of housing development. The concept of owner-managed building, a process that combines local tradespeople and family labour, is fundamental to the traditional way of building houses in Angola. There have been positive developments aimed at harnessing this self-build energy to create better settlements and prevent the development of slums…”

Allan Cain keynote speaker at the Centre for Socio-Economic Studies Forum

DW director Allan Cain was a keynote speaker on land markets and housing micro-finance at the Centre for Socio-Economic Studies Forum presided by the Minister of Urbanism & Housing. Read more here: “Workshop sobre “Urbanismo e habitação nos países da África Sub-Sahaariana” começa hoje” via Angop.