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
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
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