Sustainable, People-centered Solutions for Affordable Housing to Take Center Stage at Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

BANGKOK, Nov 25, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum taking place from December 7 to 9 highlights the urgent need to build sustainable, inclusive, and affordable housing, in a region where millions of people live in extreme poverty below the threshold of US$1.90 a day and where communities continue to […]

Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter Leads Transformational Investment to Increase Affordable Housing in India

Delhi, India, Oct 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – As the 3D printed construction market grows, startups and nonprofits alike are beginning to leverage advances in concrete 3D printing technology to address the affordable housing crisis. Recently, Habitat for Humanity International through its Shelter Venture Fund invested $411,000 in Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. […]

Habitat for Humanity: Innovation Awards at the Virtual Asia-Pacific Housing Forum to Promote Winning Sustainable Solutions for Affordable Housing

BANGKOK, Sep 3, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum’s Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate innovators and disruptors in the affordable housing sector. Startup and scaleup companies, policymakers and advocates, architects and engineers are invited to submit sustainable and practical solutions for affordable housing. Paulette Liu “The Asia-Pacific region faces complex […]

Habitat for Humanity to hold Asia-Pacific Housing Forum in Thailand for the third time

BANGKOK, Aug 5, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Habitat for Humanity announced that the eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum with the theme, “Building forward better for inclusive housing”, will be held in Bangkok from December 7 to 9. This will be the third time that the affordable housing forum will be held in Thailand. […]

Habitat for Humanity’s ShelterTech accelerator ends with bold vision for affordable housing

MANILA, Jul 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – A Global Summit held on July 14 topped off Habitat for Humanity’s ShelterTech accelerator in Southeast Asia, the 10 startups pitched their work and progress to date, while investors and ecosystem partners wrapped with a critical reflection on innovation in affordable housing markets today. Launched […]

Habitat for Humanity’s regional ShelterTech accelerator concludes with a bold vision for the affordable housing sector

MANILA, Jul 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – A Global Summit celebrated the conclusion of Habitat for Humanity’s ShelterTech accelerator in Southeast Asia, where the ten startups presented their work and progress to date, followed reflection by investors and ecosystem partners on why innovation in affordable housing market is critical. First launched in […]

Utzurrum: Casa Mira, Int’l Women’s Day

It’s the first time that the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. marked International Women’s Day last March 8, with a virtual program entitled “A Panel Discussion with Filipino and Fil-Am Women Writers” featuring Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Luisa A. Igloria, Migs Bravo Dutt and Gayle Romasanta. Moderator was Aileen Cassinetto, poet laureate from San Mateo County, […]

Housing agencies seeking up to P130 billion to address backlog in accommodations

THE HOUSING backlog is expected to require up to P130 billion to close the deficit of about six million units, a legislator said at a virtual briefing Wednesday. Representative Jose Francisco B. Benitez of Negros Occidental’s third district said the housing agencies are estimating a requirement of between P100 billion and P130 billion to address […]

Mandaue City ready to provide housing for Tipolo fire victims

THE Mandaue City Government will soon build the mid-rise socialized housing project in Sitio Maharlika, Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City, that will benefit 530 families. The City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) and the Housing and Urban Development Office (Hudo) presented their proposal on the mid-rise socialized housing project to Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on […]