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CEO and founder of Urbana Housing Fund. Urbana's mission as an impact-investment fund is to generate an abundant supply of Below-Market-Rate-Housing in cities in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. The first 6 affordable housing projects are under way in the region's 4 largest cities.
Housing’s massive impact on the economy will be a game-changer for the Northern Triangle. Urbana uses home ownership and the housing industry to address the root causes of migration.
Ownership creates communities, integration and roots. With a greater impact through the employment-intensive housing industry: with 3 to 4 direct and formal jobs / home, and another 4 to 5 indirect jobs per home from the construction supply industry.
Each home construction benefits more than 24 industries in each country.