Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project is to establish a new private sector housing bank in Sri Lanka. The objective is to provide long term housing finance for the construction and purchase of lower and middle income level housing in Sri Lanka. NHB will work towards development of housing finance as an integral part of the financial system of the country. NHB will raise resources for lending via borrowing including the issue of debentures, accessing deposits from the household sector and raising new equity capital. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 34913-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7168
Approval Date 15 Mar 2001
Geographical Location Colombo
Sector Finance
Subsector Housing finance
Safeguard Categories Environment: C


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