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 major stakeholders under one roof, to engage in seeking solutions to affordable housing issues, and promote living in decent housing as a driver of economic growth.
Bringing over 3,400 practitioners and experts from more than 52 countries together 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. It also focuses 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 address specific objectives for adequate, safe and affordable housing.