Affordable Housing Thematic Group (AH TG)
The main purpose of the Thematic Group on Affordable Housing (AH TG) is to cover all issues exclusively related to affordable housing, in addition to those that crosscut other sectors. This comprises planning, management, implementation, donor coordination, and land administration policy including land use regulation. The key functions of the AH TG are to:
The TG AH reports to the ISG on a regular basis, and reports periodically to the ESG.
Membership in the group is limited to donors and other relevant institutions (e.g. private sector, non-governmental organizations) that provide substantial financial or analytical value to the sector, as well as pertinent PA institutions.
Co-Chairs: Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MoPWH) and the World Bank
PA Institutions: Environment Quality Authority (EQA), Ministry of Finance (MoF), Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development (MoPAD), International Funds Cooperation, Palestinian Housing Council, Palestine Mortgage and Housing Group, Portland Trust Fund
Donors: Austria, United Kingdom (DFID), Office of the Quartet Representative, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT).
Secretariat: Local Aid Coordination Secretariat (LACS)