Building the Homes of the Poor - One Brick at a Time: Housing Improvement Lending at Mibanco

Accion's InSight Series, No. 4, 2003

11 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2005

Abstract

The microfinance of housing is an emerging and promising practice among microfinance institutions. Housing microfinance merges elements from microenterprise finance and traditional housing finance. This InSight publication summarizes the results of a case study on the largest housing loan program in the ACCION Network, Mibanco's Micasa product in Peru.

Keywords: Mortgage, house financing, microfinance, microloans, Mibanco Micasa

JEL Classification: G21, N26, N36, N86, O54, R21

Suggested Citation

Brown, Warren, Building the Homes of the Poor - One Brick at a Time: Housing Improvement Lending at Mibanco. Accion's InSight Series, No. 4, 2003, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=771637

Warren Brown (Contact Author)

ACCION International ( email )

56 Roland Street
Suite 300
Boston, MA 02129
United States

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