Expanding Housing Finance to the Underserved in South Asia

Expanding Housing Finance to the Underserved in South Asia

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crisis demonstrated the importance of a strong, disciplined, and honest mortgage market. As we learn our lessons, it is critically important that those who have been closed out of the housing sector do not get closed out again. In South Asian and Pacific countries, we hope that a balance can be found between discipline and access. Ira Peppercorn Former Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner, United States Housing markets in South Asia are undergoing a dynamic intermediate stage of their development, ranging from an incipient institutional framework in Afghanistan to a dynamic developing housing finance system in India. International experiences-including such examples as Malaysia, Mexico, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Thailand-provide many useful lessons and examples in building institutions, enabling markets, and expanding housing finance outreach to the middle- and lower-income groups. Narayanasamy Kokularupan Former CEO of Cagamas Berhad, Malaysia --Book Jacket.This report owes much to our colleagues at Da Afghanistan Bank, Bangladesh Bank, Reserve Bank of India, State ... of several specialized housing institutions in-country, including the Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation, the ... Zaigham Rizvi provided extensive background information in updating the appendixes and tirelessly helped with the overall research, report drafting, and review.

Title:Expanding Housing Finance to the Underserved in South Asia
Author:Tatiana Nenova
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 2010


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