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...

Cabinet approves NYS Bill 2018, affordable housing guidelines

Cabinet has Thursday approved a memorandum from the Ministry of Youth and Public Service seeking to submit the National Youth Service Bill 2018 to the National Assembly. The National Youth Service Bill, 2018 contains a...

Kenya, UN sign deal to deliver 100,000 affordable housing units

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday morning witnessed the signing of a deal to deliver 100,000 affordable housing units. The project will be financed through a partnership between the Kenya Government and the United Nations Office...

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...
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