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Housing market dynamics in Africa

Author: El-hadj M Bah; Issa Faye; Zekebweliwai F Geh
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, infrastructure provision, and low-cost housing alternatives. With Africa's urban population growing rapidly, this study highlights how broad demographic shifts and rapid  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: El-hadj M Bah; Issa Faye; Zekebweliwai F Geh
ISBN: 9781349951208 134995120X
OCLC Number: 1037101137
Description: xviii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The Housing Sector in Africa: Setting the Scene --
2. The Political Economy of Housing Development in Africa --
3. Housing Finance in Africa --
4. Unlocking Land Markets and Infrastructure Provision --
5. The Construction Cost Conundrum in Africa --
6. Slum Upgrading and Housing Alternatives for the Poor --
7. The Way Forward: A Stakeholder Analysis --
Erratum to: Housing Market Dynamics in Africa.
Responsibility: El-hadj M. Bah, Issa Faye, Zekebweliwai F. Geh.

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But beyond providing a snapshot of the present conditions of the African housing market, the book offers recommendations and actionable measures for policy makers and other stakeholders on how best  Read more...

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