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Housing Africa: the role of the rental sector

Emma Wragg

Housing Africa: the role of the rental sector

a study of the structure, operation and role of rental housing markets serving low-income groups in sub-Saharan Africa.

by Emma Wragg

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2003.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Planning.
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Open LibraryOL15554755M

  This paper reviews the past and current housing delivery programmes in Nigeria and analysed the demand and supply issues. The paper examined factors responsible for high housing pricing trends, it state the constraints and challenges in accessing housing. The paper ascertains guiding principles for implementation towards quality housing delivery, and it identifies the various housing Cited by: REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA. HOUSING RENTAL BILL, (MINISTER OF HOUSING) BILL. To promote access to adequate housing through the proper functioning of the housing rental market; to promote the provision of housing rental property; to address deficiencies in the housing rental market in a manner which is fair to landlords and tenants; to make provision for regulated areas; to establish .

  Housing Finance, powered by Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today magazines, provides the tools and best practices for financing, developing, and operating affordable and market-rate rental housing. drivers of growth in the real estate industry in Africa. 1 Africa’s young population will drive the demand for real estate and different types of real estate. Across Africa there will be continued urbanisation, an expansion of current cities and the rise of new cities. According to the World Bank, Africa’s median age was years in

  But the housing programs were "whites only," and the strategy was an official mandate, according to author Richard Rothstein, whose book, "The Color of Law," examines the government's role Author: Joseph P. Williams.   The everchanging social, political and economic landscape in South Africa will influence the property market this year. Paul Stevens, CEO of national real estate group, Just Property, gives us his views. With so much hinging on what might or might not happen in the political arena, there is much uncertainty regarding the outlook for the South African economy in


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Macroeconomic overview. South Africa’s economy is the second largest in Africa, with a gross domestic product of R trillion (US$ billion) in Economic pressures saw the economy contract by percent in the first quarter of Among the population of million, high levels of inequality and poverty endure, exacerbated by an official unemployment rate of 29 percent.

The title deeds backlog among government subsidized housing in South Africa is a serious issue affecting over recipients of RDP houses across the country. These houses in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, have not yet been issued with title deeds although they’ve been occupied now for many years.

Alongside a greater role for community housing, this could include a build-to-rent sector commissioned by institutional investors to build market rental blocks as. Making Affordable Housing a Reality in Cities 5 Executive summary Cities are growing at an unprecedented rate, presenting an incredible opportunity for the development of local economies.

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A “cost rental” housing scheme which has been used in cities across Europe for decades will be a key part of the Government’s plan for the future Irish rental sector, the Minister for Author: Sorcha Pollak.

Affordable housing is increasingly developed, financed and managed by a mix of market, state, third sector and community actors. Recent decades in large parts of the Western world have consecutively shown state-dominated, non-profit housing sectors, an increased role for market forces and the private sector, and the rise of initiatives by.

This is a sign of things to come in the student housing sector. The Cadence, an urban infill project in Tucson, Ariz., is the University of Arizona’s only affiliated off-campus student housing complex. sf of indoor and outdoor amenities include The Clubhouse (pictured), where students can get out of their rooms to relax and mingle.

A home truth: public-private partnerships are key to solving Africa’s housing crisis. Faced with a growing population and rapid urbanisation, Africa is in the midst of a serious housing shortage. Governments must rethink their policies and work closely with the private sector if they’re to secure affordable accommodation for the next generation.

The Economist also suggest the mismatch between stagnating wages and high rents has also opened a gap in the housing market for alternative housing options. Perhaps new shared ways of living are overdue in our digital age, and co-living will enter the rental housing sector as co-work spaces have transformed the nature of the traditional office.

As low-cost rental homes are replaced with luxury housing, hard-working people are “priced out” of the homes that gave earlier generations of Americans a ladder to the middle class. Federal support for affordable rental housing has declined dramatically, while the still-generous federal mortgage interest deduction mostly benefits upper.

The housing sector has typically played a leading role in the process of economic recovery from depression. This is especially true in wealthier societies, notably the US and Japan. For example, Green’s () study of business cycles in the US between and found that housing leads the business cycle, ahead of all other by: A major change since is that the public sector organs have assumed the role of developer of subsidy housing projects, although the private sector is still involved in the implementation of the project.

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This volume provides an extensive overview of current housing policies in Asia, Africa and Latin America and presents the facts and trends of recent housing policies. The chapters provide ideas and tools for pro-poor interventions with respect to the provision of land for housing, building materials, labour, participation and : Paperback.

Abstract This book rental housing lessons from international experience and policies for emerging market is an effort to bring rental housing to the forefront of the housing agenda of countries around the world and to provide general guidance for policy makers whose actions can.

Share of social rental dwellings in the housing supply, circa 2. Affordable rent and subsidies many countries have seen both a decline in the role of the state in the housing sector and a growing reliance on market forces to satisfy housing demand.

Consequently, the housing needs of the poor The Guidelines on Social Housing and. Abstract: Secure, formal, and affordable rental housing is a crucial component of healthy housing markets, especially for the urban poor.

In Latin America, the rental housing sector has remained underdeveloped, in part due to decades of homeownership-focused regulations and subsidies.

Using a. Cumulatively, since the private rental sector’s role in social housing has increased from per cent to per cent, apparently belying the Department’s assertion that reliance on Author: Kitty Holland. put on the rental sectors and on the public budgets that support housing investment.

The Commission had also begun to concern itself with the role of social housing in the context of competition policy (Ghekiere, ; Boccadoro, ).

Since the role that the EU is looking to play in housing has increased, both at the macro level becauseCited by: The housing market is closely linked to consumer spending. When house prices go up, homeowners become better off and feel more confident.

Some people will borrow more against the value of their home, either to spend on goods and services, renovate their house, supplement their. It mainly applies to subsidised low-income rental housing for segments of society that cannot afford housing at market rates.

The Big Four considers social housing from cost perspective, i.e. houses selling for Kshs(one room). Available online via SciVerse ScienceDirect, or in print for a limited time only, The International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home is the first international reference work for housing scholars and professionals, that uses studies in economics and finance, psychology, social policy, sociology, anthropology, geography, architecture, law, and other disciplines to create an international Book Edition: 1.(English text signed by the President) as amended by Housing Amendment Act 28 of WHEREAS in terms of section 26 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,everyone has the right to have access to adequate housing, and the state must take File Size: KB.This book asserts the centrality of housing to the contemporary capitalist political economy and places housing at the centre of the financialization debate.

A global wall of money is looking for High-Quality Collateral (HQC) investments, and housing is one of the few asset classes considered HQC.