Low Income Shelter Financing in Slum Upgrading: India Urban Initiatives
AbstractThis report summarises findings from the USAID-sponsored project on models of financing for slum upgrading in India, undertaken on behalf of SPARC,a Mumbai-based NGO involved in slum upgrading and the National Housing Bank of India (NHB). This report primarily addresses the following topics: lack of finance for low income housing, lack of participation of banks in construction finance in slum projects, and suggestions for credit enhancements to better leverage subsidies and household contribution.
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housing; low-income housing; finance; urban housing finance; finance for low income housing; banks in housing finance; slum projects; slum rehabilitation; subsidies; household contribution; household participation; National Housing Bank; SPARC; Mumbai; India; Urban Studies;
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