President Kenyatta meets MPs, COTU over affordable housing

President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday met a bi-partisan group of parliament and labour leaders to discuss the road map towards the realisation of affordable housing, a key pillar in his Big Four development blueprint. In the...

Urithi housing backs digitization of land records

Urithi Housing Cooperative has commended the government for initiating the digitization of operations at the ministry of lands. Urithi Chairman Samuel Maina says the ongoing process will curb shoddy dealings in the ministry, noting that...

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...

NHC rolls out 500,000 housing unit project

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has rolled out an ambitious housing project targeting to construct over half a million new housing units across the country. Under the first phase, 222 housing units have been...

Demand for housing raises loan advances

Demand for residential and non-residential housing has resulted in a 4.8 percent increase in loan advances to the sector which stood at 109.9 billion shillings last year compared to 104.8 billion shillings in 2016....

Low income earners to benefit from housing project

Kenyans earning at least 30,000 shillings a month will be able to afford a housing unit costing 600,000 shillings when the government completes the first phase of the Affordable Housing project in five years. Transport,...
Tenant Purchase Schemes will help reduce housing deficit

Tenant purchase schemes to help reduce housing deficit

Experts are calling for more strategic support to Kenya’s home ownership market. According to a 2017 report by the World Bank “Kenya Economic Update: Housing Unavailable and Unaffordable” the housing deficit in Kenya stands at...
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...

Gov’t to provide land for Kshs 2.6 trillion housing project

The government has identified over 7, 000 acres of land, where one million housing units will be constructed at a cost of Kshs 2.6 trillion. Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban development Cabinet Secretary (CS), James...
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...
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