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Kenyan first batch of affordable housing project units to complete by end of 2019

The phase one of Kenya’s affordable housing project units, consisting of 228 houses, is to be completed by the end of December, a Kenyan official said on Tuesday. Charles Hinga, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development of Kenya told Xinhua in Nairobi that China State Construction Engineering began construction […]


FG constructing low-cost houses in 34 states –Fashola

The Federal Government is currently constructing affordable homes in 34 states of the federation, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. Fashola, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday, also announced that at least one federal road project was being constructed in each of the 36 states of Nigeria.


Housing: Stakeholders seek N500bn intervention fund

Apparently perturbed by scarcity of affordable houses in the country, concerned stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to inject N500 billion into the housing sector.


Breaking: Another two-storey building collapses in Ikoyi

The building is said to have collapsed at Glover Court, Ikoyi. Report had it that workers working on the building were trapped but the specific number of people on site is unknown.


Lagos dislodges land grabbers from Amuwo Odofin residential scheme

The Lagos State Government at the weekend dislodged miscreants and land grabbers from a portion of land at Amuwo-Odofin residential scheme. Officials of the Lagos State Task Force on Land Grabbers dislodged the hoodlums from the land measuring 661.659 square metres located at Block 86, Plot 3638, Amuwo-Odofin Estate.


South Africa: Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation – Update

On 21 December 2018 the draft Expropriation Bill, 2019 (the “Bill”) was published in the Government Gazette by the Department of Public Works. The Expropriation Bill is the enabling legislation which is proposed to give effect to expropriation of land.


Experts canvass improved funding for affordable housing

To bridge the housing deficit, some players in the sector have canvassed the need for authorities to build decent and affordable houses for the low and middle-income groups.


Local developers urged to venture into affordable housing space

Pan African Housing Financier, Shelter Afrique has urged local developers to venturing into the affordable housing space to help improve uptake and reduce property glut being currently witnessed. Speaking in Nairobi, Shelter Afrique Chief Executive Officer Andrew Chimphondah said most properties in Kenya were priced out of reach of many buyers hence the slow uptake


Housing: Tackling Nigeria’s huge housing deficit

Recently, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola disclosed that the Federal Government is currently constructing affordable homes in 34 states of the federation. According to the Minister, this is part of the fulfilment of the model National Housing Programme, which is aimed at providing acceptable and affordable houses for Nigerians.


Sanwo-Olu Opens Summit on Real Estate Agency Business

Lagos State Government has launched a Real Estate Transaction portal as a way of addressing fraudulent practices in the Real Estate business. Speaking at the event which was held at Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island alongside his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Governor Sanwo-Olu informed the gathering that his administration is keen on securing […]


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