A home is a basic human need. Yet, for many, affording one is out of reach. By 2030, the global population will reach 8.3 billion, with 60 percent living in cities. To meet demand, we need at least 565 million new residential units, according to the United Nations. See what IFC is doing to provide expertise and support viable projects in housing finance.
IFC believes the Private Sector Matters for Development and that sound economic growth, driven by private sector development, is crucial to poverty reduction.
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