The report "State of the Low-Income Housing Market -Encouraging Progress & Opportunity to Realize Dreams of Millions" is a sponsored research study, which bring in the scenario of low cost housing in Indian market. The Lead Sponsors of the study is- Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Mahindra Lifespaces, Sponsors: Department for International Development and Ambuja Cement and Co-Sponsors: Muthoot Housing Finance and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
The core findings of this report are based on an extensive (1,000 man days over six months) study of the current Low-Income Housing (LIH) market. The effort spanned research in 22 cities, interviews of 27 active developers and 9 HFCs serving the low-income customer. These findings were supplemented with insights from two historical market studies and numerous customer research projects. A number of organizations and individuals associated with this sector have also contributed to this effort.