The Ministry of Local Government Public Works and National Housing held a National Housing and Investment conference at the Rainbow Towers from the 12th to 15th of July 2016. The conference brought together experts from construction, built environment, public works, and finance. Patrick Jonhera, a partner in our Energy, Infrastructure and Natural Resources practice group chaired the panel discussion on financing and structuring models for housing projects. The national housing backlog stands at 1, 25 million housing units. The Government of Zimbabwe, under the National Housing delivery program targets to deliver 313 368 housing units and/or serviced stands. The Government intends to address the housing and infrastructure deficit through Public Private Partnerships.