Shelter Afrique roots for social housing to boost equity in provision

Pan-African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique is urging the government and players in real estate sector to consider venturing into social housing projects to ensure housing shortage is addressed across all segments. “The move by...
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...

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....

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,...

Real estate stakeholders laud move to digitize lands records

Real estate stakeholders from Kiambu County have lauded the move by the lands ministry to digitize all the lands records. Wezesha Real estate company Director John Mwanu says the development has made it easy...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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