In Addis Abeba, housing supply is most critical to the middle and low- income groups of the population. Sebawit G. Bishu (PhD) with support from the Partnership for African Social Governance and Research( PAS GR) did a research in Addis Abeba on the strengths and gaps in the housing sector. A number of aspects for factors fostered the poor housing supply conditions in the city.
This policy brief highlights strengths and limitations of the Integrated Housing Development Program (IHDP); a government-led initiative to supply housing to those under served by the market. The IHDP is also unique in that it is fully government led and financed and adopts an integrated and holistic approach to addressing urban poverty in Addis Abeba.