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Request for proposals for consultancy assignment: Affordable housing sector guidance and research methodology

The objective of this assignment is to provide the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) with guidance and evidence to inform PIDG Company engagement in the affordable housing sector in Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Closing date: 7 June 2018

Proposals to be submitted to joe.shamash@pidg.org

PIDG is seeking a consultant to provide guidance and evidence to inform PIDG Company engagement in the affordable housing sector in Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia.

The assignment includes:

  1. Research including a desk-based review of literature, internal documentation and key stakeholder interviews
  2. Development of a framework for screening, designing and managing affordable housing sector transactions
  3. Support and training to PIDG deal teams to implement the framework
  4. Design of a research methodology to assess housing project affordability, economic value, and other development impacts

We expect to commission a specialist consultant with a strong track record in the housing sector, and in PIDG target geographies. This assignment is a short-term study, intended to provide outputs in Q2 and Q3 2018. The outputs of this project will inform PIDG strategy regarding affordable housing interventions, including PIDG screening, design, measurement and evaluation of affordable housing projects, with a particular focus on ensuring additionality and development impact.

Full terms of reference may be downloaded here.