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Open up Big Four Agenda to more participants to fast track it

While speaking at a senate leadership meeting in Kiambu County, Senate majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen challenged the national executive to involve the Senate and the public in rallying support for the big four agenda. He...

High cost of land hindering construction of affordable housing

The high cost of land and infrastructure are the two major issues that developers face in their efforts to put up affordable housing units. Rendeavour Country Head, Nick Langford, says the government should consider...

Investors show interest in housing sector, PS Hinga

Investor interest in housing could see the government realize over one million housing units over and above the 500,000 units targeted by the government. Speaking at the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry,...
Kenyans to dig deeper into pockets as housing levy takes effect

Kenyans to dig deeper into pockets as housing levy takes effect

Are you employed? If yes; expect a 1.5 percent levy deduction towards the affordable housing project soon. Housing Cabinet Secretary James Macharia is optimistic of a go ahead following the withdrawal of cases that barred...

Court stops govt from imposing VAT on Housing Development Levy

The High court in Nairobi has temporarily stopped the implementation of the Housing Development levy. This is after Central Organization of Trade Unions, COTU(K)  moved to the court seeking orders to stop the fund...

Govt to engage teachers on housing scheme tax says DP Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto says the Government will engage teachers over the 1.5% tax to finance its low cost housing scheme. This comes amid growing disquiet over the plan that is set to take effect...

Ease of movement a key priority for the affordable housing program

The Government has confirmed elaborate plans to adopt modern vehicular traffic management systems as a key component in the 500,000 affordable homes program.  The Affordable Home's Program (AHP) which is one of the Big 4 Agenda...

Kenyans in Diaspora should support Govt achieve low-cost housing

Kenyans living in the Diaspora have been challenged to support the Government in the achievement of affordable housing in the Country. Urithi Housing Cooperative Society Ltd Chairman Samuel Maina, says Kenyans living abroad should be...
Societies seek inclusion in housing project by government 

Societies seek inclusion in housing project by government 

The over 20,000 housing cooperative societies/saccos that are currently controlling over Ksh 250 billion want the government to include them in its agenda of providing 0.5m houses by the year 2022.  According to Urithi Housing...

Govt to revive stalled Voi housing project

Plans are underway to revive construction of the stalled multi-million shillings housing project in Voi, Taita Taveta County. The affordable housing project stalled six years ago on account of inadequate funds which will be now availed...
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