What is the Impact of Housing Microfinance and Construction Quality Support? A Rigorous Impact Evaluation

2800 households
Target group:
  • Adults
Outcome of interest:
  • Housing stability
  • Savings/deposits
Intervention type:
  • Credit
Research papers:

The supply of low-income housing units is declining due to the lack of interest from private investors, where demand for low-income housing in both rural and urban areas of Egypt outpaced the supply and affordability of housing units for low-income communities.

Researchers are conducting a randomized evaluation to test the impact of providing microloans for housing to the underprivileged in the Menia governorate on the improvement of families' well-being.

Research ongoing; results forthcoming.