What is the IUHF?

Established in 1914, the International Union for Housing Finance (IUHF) is a worldwide networking organisation that enables its members to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in housing finance from around the world and to learn from each other’s experiences. The Union currently comprises 104 members covering 49 different countries.

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31st World Congress

The 31st World Congress of the International Union for Housing Finance took place in Cape Town from 4 to 6 November 2019, in partnership with the African Union for Housing Finance. The congress reflected on content and expe- riences from across the world, attracting a wide international profile of delegates.
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About HFI

The International Union for Housing Finance publishes an online quarterly journal, Housing Finance International (HFI). This publication seeks to provide insights into the world of housing finance and developments concerning it that are unavailable from any other information source.
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Importance of housing finance

The importance of housing finance cannot be overestimated: Not only in terms of the weight it has in countries’ economies, but also with respect to acknowledging the benefits that housing finance has to offer in helping to meet various human and social welfare objectives.
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