Promoting Access and Affordability in Asia's Housing Finance Markets: IFC's Experience

IFC - Financial Institutions Group

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Date Published 2015
Primary Author Rachel Freeman
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Growing populations, rising urbanization, and increasing incomes have driven demand for housing in Asia, but the inappropriate response by regulators has posed a housing challenge in the region. Thus, although the outlook for investments in residential real estate markets in emerging Asia is promising, these risks need to be carefully managed (i.e. credit risk, interest rate risk, liquidity risk, etc.).

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