• Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

    Building Forward Better for Inclusive Housing

    7 - 9 December 2021
  • Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

    Delve into this year's forum tracks

    7 - 9 December 2021
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    7 - 9 December 2021
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    Free registration

    For the first 500 virtual participants
    until August 31, 2021
    (Virtual participants regular price at $50)

Early Bird Promo

Free registration

for the first 500 virtual participants until August 31, 2021
Virtual participants regular price at $50
For more details about the registration and other options, check here.

About the Forum

The eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum, with the theme "Building forward better for inclusive housing" highlights the urgent need for affordable housing solutions. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, 1.6 billion people were in need of adequate shelter. Now in the wake of the pandemic, its health and economic impacts has exacerbated the housing crisis.

The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the importance of having safe, secure and adequate housing on the health and wellbeing of every person around the world.
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Why Attend?

Inspire a new vision for a more inclusive, healthy and resilient cities and communities.
Strengthen anchoring of 
international commitments to SDGs and  climate change into national and municipal priorities.
Build collaboration between organizations with the capacity to impact and scale up the low-cost, affordable housing sector in the Asia-Pacific region.
Recognize and act on the importance  of housing as a driver of inclusive economic growth, resilience and sustainability in human settlements.
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Featured Speakers

Jonathan Reckford

Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity International

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director
Luis Noda

Luis Noda

Area Vice President
Habitat for Humanity, 
Asia-Pacific Region

Arab Hoballah

Team Leader
EU SWITCH-Asia SCP Facility

Forum Tracks

Build Resilient 
Cities and Communities

Focuses on how governments and other stakeholders can contribute to a more sustainable urban future

Innovative housing
solutions and technologies

Explores ways in which the growing need for affordable housing solutions can be addressed using innovative housing solutions and technologies

Advance sustainability
in the housing sector

Looks at ways in which the environmental, social, cultural, and economic dimensions of housing sustainability can be harmonized to ensure sustainable and equitable cities and communities

Affordable Housing

Examines financing instruments of different actors in both public and private sectors for funding affordable housing
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Global Presenting Sponsor

Global Gold Sponsor

Why partner with us

• Interact with over 2,000 housing practitioners across the Asia-Pacific region
• Connect with more than 75 expert speakers from housing and urban planning sectors
• Showcase your brand to an audience of over 25 million people across Asia-Pacific
• Get social with 700,000 people through Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
• Network with multisectoral organizations, including nongovernmental organizations,
  corporations, government, academics and others in the fields of sustainability, housing
  finance, affordable housing, and technology.
Partner with us

Media Releases

Habitat for Humanity brings the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum to Thailand for the second time

How can low-income families and those in the marginalized sectors have a chance in improving their quality of life?  How should human settlements adapt to the changing environmental and socio-economic landscapes in the Asia-Pacific region?

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Inaugural awards at the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum to recognize innovative and scalable solutions

The call for submissions is opened. Each category winner will be awarded a trophy and a cash prize. MANILA, July 19, 2019 – This year’s Asia-Pacific Housing Forum in Bangkok, Thailand on September 16-19, 2019 will power up the recognition of industry leaders, innovators and disruptors in the affordable housing sector through the launch of […]

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Partnerships and youth participation - key focus during Habitat for Humanity’s 7th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

In the lead-up to the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum, Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce its collaboration with innovation technology partner Hilti Foundation and industry partner Ananda Development for the four-day event from September 16 to 19, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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