Slum Upgrading Facility

UN-HABITAT approaches under-served populations through Local Finance Facilities, a concept that has been established in pilot projects in four countries (Ghana, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Tanzania) through the Slum Upgrading Facility Programme.

Each Local Finance Facility uses one-time grant funding to set up operations and capitalise a revolving credit enhancement fund to support slum upgrading projects desired by the community (refurbishment of homes, water and sanitation hook-ups, community toilet facilities and new housing stock).

Slum Upgrading Facility NEWS

Tackling slum problems in Zambia
Lusaka - 01/08/2012

The Zambian government last week invited a broad range of experts, central and local government officials and community representatives to discuss new ways of dealing with the country's slum problems. French

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The Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF) Handbook
Slum Upgrading Facility (SUF) Guidelines Action Planning Methodology and Development
High Level East Africa Peer Exchange on Government Enablement of Private Sector Lending for Affordable Housing Nov 2005
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