1.6 billion people around the world lack adequate housing

Investment Sector: Housing

Inadequate housing not only affects health and personal security, it is also part of a socioeconomic trap that limits the ability of people to feel safe, increase their incomes or improve educational outcomes. Our companies address both supply and financing for housing, as well as broader innovations that remove barriers to home ownership for low-income populations.

 

Our Impact in Housing

$7.3M

Invested in

Breakthrough housing innovations
4

Housing Companies

Providing Choice Not Charity
200K

Lives impacted

With dignity not dependence
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A Place to Call Their Own

Read about what led Jawad Aslam, a former Acumen Fellow, to create Ansaar Management Company (AMC), a social enterprise that provides affordable housing to the low-income communities living amidst Pakistan’s rapidly growing urban sprawl.

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