Building Assets, Unlocking Access: How Support Services Can Add to Housing Microfinance
This report seeks to chronicle the different approaches that the Terwilliger Center has taken to research and develop housing support services within the Building Assets, Unlocking Access (BAUA) project in Uganda and Kenya, sharing lessons learned from the various approaches and recommendations for future housing support services.
The report provides background on the BAUA project followed by an overview of Habitat’s initial approach toward housing support services before detailing the BAUA pilots. It further discusses outcomes and implications for future housing support services and analyzes the opportunities and costs of providing housing support services. Finally, it provides recommendations for future initiatives.