We have been working hard for over 30 years in building an affordable homes movement – transforming ourselves and transforming hundreds of thousands of lives. Read about Reall’s evolution.
Born out of the UK housing sector in response to the UN’s International Year of Shelter for the Homeless (IYSH). Homeless International was dedicated to the alleviation of housing poverty in the global south.
Housing and shelter projects were inherited from the IYSH Trust. The organisation funded shelter solutions and trialled experimental finance solutions. The pioneering Guarantee Fund enabled people living in informal settlements to access bank finance for the first time.
First established in India, CLIFF unlocked low-income housing at scale through community infrastructure partnerships with governments and private developers. Work expands across Africa and Asia.
First Kenya but growing to 16 delivery partners in 15 countries by 2016.
Investing in a growing network of affordable housing developers, innovating new housing and finance solutions.
In recognition of the innovative and ground-breaking nature of the work.
An innovator and investor in affordable homes with a network of impactful delivery partners across Africa and Asia.
A global network with six priority countries to focus on the greatest opportunities to build affordable housing at scale.
As of 2020:
Reached over 3,500,000 people on low incomes.
400,000 people with new or upgraded housing.
1.3 million people gained security from the thread of eviction.
1.1 million people benefitting from improved sanitation.
To build an affordable homes movement that improves the life chances of 100 million people in urban Africa and Asia by 2030.