KUPPET warns against salary deduction for new housing fund

The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) has warned the government against effecting the 0.5% deduction on gross salary for teachers towards the national housing scheme without proper consultation. The union says...

Gov’t to build 1 million housing units in slum upgrade project

The government plans to build one million housing units across the country within five years, in a slum upgrade project aiming to curb the increase of slums in urban areas. Housing Principal Secretary Idda...

Three bedroom house to cost Ksh 2M in new affordable housing project

A groundbreaking ceremony for 2,720 affordable housing units has been held at River Estate in Ngara, Nairobi County. Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko says the three-year project will see the construction of one and two bedroom houses under the big four housing...
Urithi Housing Coop to put up affordable housing

Urithi Housing Coop to put up affordable housing

Urithi Housing Cooperative Society Limited it is set to put affordable housing in Kiambu County dubbed Birmingham Green City. Features of the city will include two and three bedroom apartments (512) that will be implemented...
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...

Gov’t introduces housing incentives to spur growth

The government has introduced housing incentives to cooperative movements expected to spur growth in the housing sector. Through the Miscellaneous Amendment Act of 2017, the government has approved mortgage relief to cooperatives with a...
Housing sector set to undergo rapid policy, administrative reforms

Housing sector set to undergo rapid policy, administrative reforms

The Housing sector is set to undergo rapid policy and administrative reforms geared towards delivering at least 350,000 low cost houses in the next five years. Proposals brought forth by the National Treasury in the...

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...

State to proceed with deduction plan for new housing fund

National Housing Development Fund deductions will be refunded back in full to contributors who reach retirement age without receiving houses. Housing Cabinet Secretary James Macharia says, the government will go on with the deductions after...

Kenya’s real estate market to bounce back in 2018

Kenya will this year set the agenda for the region's Real Estate sector and is at the top of investors and developers lists of attractive investment destinations. East Africa Property Investment (EAPI) Summit’s Managing Director...
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