Real solutions to the affordable housing conundrum

2020-02-25T10:57:34+00:00February 26th, 2020|News|

The 11th Affordable Housing Projects will be held from 30 March to 2 April 2020 in Singapore.

Image credit: Habitat for Humanity

Image credit: Habitat for Humanity

Today, most cities in the world are facing major challenges in providing safe and adequate housing for their people considering affordable housing options are limited. The housing market is influenced not only by market conditions but also by socio-political factors, environmental factors and the regulatory landscape of countries and cities.

In March 2020, Habitat for Humanity International, Asian Development Bank Institute, Housing Africa Corporation, World Bank Group Singapore, and Powerhouse Homes Australia will unite to share their expertise on addressing solutions to the emerging market dilemma and what constitutes affordability altogether.

Speakers Include:

  • Naeem Razwani, Director – Asia Pacific, Habitat for Humanity International, Philippines
  • Stephen Duggan, CEO and Co-Founder, Housing Africa Corporation, South Africa
  • Mark Francis, Executive Director, Regulatory Services – Housing and Homelessness, Department of Housing and Public Works, Australia
  • Anne Lochoff, Senior Advisor – Partnership, UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development, Singapore
  • Ihab Nafie, Director, Abu Dhabi Housing Authority
  • Andrew Chimphondah, Managing Director, Shelter Afrique, Kenya
  • Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, CEO, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), Malaysia
  • Matthias Helble, Senior Economist and Co-Chair, Research Department, Asian Development Bank Institute, Japan
  • Dr David Chua Kim Hua, Professor– Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS, Singapore
  • Ian Shapira, CEO, REALL – Real Equity for All, UK
  • Anuj Sharma, Associate Director, India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation, India

PLEASE NOTE, THIS CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK – NEW DATES TO BE ADVISED