Asia Pacific Housing Forum 6
6th & 7th July 2017
New Delhi, India
The program for the 6th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum has been drafted with careful research and extensive consultation with sector experts. The Housing Forum’s topics and sessions have been developed after careful analysis into the most pressing global issues concerning access to decent and affordable housing.
Outlining the role of housing finance— mortgage, non-mortgage secured and micro-finance in expanding both the demand for and the supply of affordable housing
Discussing the structure and logic of mortgage- and alternative loan instruments and main models of funding housing finance, the current frontiers in housing finance and the role of government policies to scale up housing finance.
Presenting the costs and risks that drive pricing of the mortgage portfolio, and the factors that can bring down the cost of lending. How do these costs and risks differ for micro-lending and therefore the price of micro loans?
Examining common constraints to down-market expansion of mortgage lending, and alternative products and delivery channels used by lenders to increase lending for lower income populations
Presenting alternative models and their pros and cons of secured lending, as well as non-secured lending innovations for housing
Focusing on the role and design of government subsidies to expand housing finance down-market
Moderated by: Mr. Sanjay Daswani, Senior Director, Resource Development, Habitat for Humanity India
Moderated by: Mr. B. V. Selvaraj, Senior Advisor, Government Relations, Habitat for Humanity India
Moderated by: Mr. Justin Jebakumar, Director Delhi PIO, Habitat for Humanity India
by Mr. Naresh Karmalker, Consultant, Habitat for Humanity India
by Mr. Rajan Samuel, Managing Director, Habitat for Humanity India
by Ms. Lara Shankar Chandra, Director-Strategic Management Unit, Habitat for Humanity India