Affordable Housing Blog



UN-Habitat Turns Kibera's Mud Huts into Apartment Towers

The UN-Habitat is building 822 apartment units for Nigeria's lowest-income populations. Amid the successes the project has faced many challenges. Still, the UN-Habitat's project provides a model for how the hardest-to-reach customers can be engaged in the process of owning their own homes. What does this project tell us about the scalability of similar projects? Can this model be replicated?