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Which countries have the largest housing shortages in Africa?

According to the latest statistics from the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance Africa (CAHF), Nigeria has a housing shortage of more than 20 million units (with 700,000 units needed annually), the Democratic Republic of Congo’s housing backlog is estimated at almost 4 million units, South Africa has a housing shortage of approximately 3.7 million (which is estimated to be growing at 178,000 units annually) and Uganda has a deficit of 2.4 million housing units (with 200,000 housing units needed annually).

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