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Funders and housing − is it time to make up?

1 Vicki Prout 30 May 2013

In the nineteenth century, one of the key steps that philanthropists took to ‘alleviate the suffering of the poor’ was to build decent homes, enabling them to leave some of the worst slums in Europe. …

The impending risks of funding developing world community housing projects

1 Ruban Selvanayagam 20 February 2012

Despite being unable to completely brush off the effects of the global crises, several major developing and emerging world real estate sectors have been making noticeable strides in recent years. Yet paradoxically, the unprecedented high …

Is viable impact investment in global affordable housing possible?

1 Ruban Selvanayagam 19 January 2012

Back in November 2010, the JP Morgan-produced report on impact investment was widely viewed as a refreshing mainstream examination of the growing potential of an asset class that works in line with the essential principles …