Center for Affordable Housing Finance
|Primary Author||James Mutero|
|Other Authors||Mwijage Bishota, William Kalema, Duncan Kayiira|
|Theme||Pension-backed Housing Loans|
In the four East African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda, the geographic focus of this study, pension assets constitute a large pool of funds, equivalent to a significant part of GDP. In spite of their suitability for financing housing, pension funds have seen limited use in the housing sector for a number of reasons.