The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum is a sector conference organized by Habitat for Humanity, with strategic support from Cities Alliance, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and UN-Habitat. The Forum gathers under one roof major stakeholders engaged in seeking solutions to affordable housing issues and promotes living in decent housing as a driver of economic growth.
Bringing together over 3,400 practitioners and experts from more than 52 countries since its first edition in 2010, the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum has consolidated its position as a leading event for the development of partnerships and solutions to the current challenges and advancements in shelter issues across Asia-Pacific region, while also focusing on urbanization, resilience and financing for low-income populations.
Themes for the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum align with major global initiatives for poverty alleviation and sustainable development. In recent times, the initiatives are the Sustainable Development Goals and New Urban Agenda that addresses specific objectives for adequate, safe and affordable, housing.