International Development Organizations, Internet Groups, Publications, and Databases


Affordable Housing Institute

African Development Bank

Asian Development Bank

Affordable Housing Finance

Centre for Housing Policy

Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland

CEDAC - Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation

CGAP – The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

CIA - The World Fact Book 2008

Cities Alliance

CMHC - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp

Council of Mortgage Lenders

Department of Finances - Canada

European Banking Federation

European Journal of Housing Policy

European Mortgage Federation

Fannie Mae Foundation

FMO - Netherlands Development Finance Company

Government Housing Bank of Thailand

Habitat for Humanity International

The Housing Finance Information Network

IADB - Inter-American Development Bank

IADF - International Association of Development Funds

IFC - International Finance Corporation

IMF - International Monetary Fund (Finance & Development, Emerging Market Financing )

Institutional Investor News

International Union for Housing Finance (Housing Finance International)

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Microfinance Gateway

Mortgage Professor

National Mortgage News

SHF - Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal

The World Bank Group

UN-HABITAT - United Nations Human Settlement Program

UNIAPRAVI - Inter-American Housing Union

U.S. Library of Congress - Country Studies


Consumer Guides to Mortgage Lending

Consumer protection issues have long concerned IHFP's Jack Guttentag. The most frequent questions from readers of his newspaper columns and website are compiled in two books:

Mortgage Encyclopedia

The Pocket Mortgage Guide

Website: The Mortgage Professor


U.S. Mortgage Organizations

Fannie Mae

Freddie Mac

Federal Reserve

Federal Housing Finance Board

Ginnie Mae

Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight


Other Recommended Links

Mortgage & more

Mortgage Refinance Resource

Bank Rate Monitor


Catalytic Communities

Digital University - Training for Finance Professionals