President Dr William Ruto will on Sunday 8th launch the construction of the Mabera affordable Housing project in Kuria West constituency as he continues with his tour of the region.
The project will see the construction of 200 units under the Constituency Affordable Housing program.
The Government has provided the parcel of land measuring 2.5 acres where the housing units will be constructed in two phases.
The State Department for Housing and Urban Development has partnered with Top Choice Surveillance Ltd as the project developer.
The project which commences immediately will take 12 Months, to complete ans is therefore earmarked for completion in October 2024 .
There will be 40 one bedroom units, 100 two bedroom units and 60 three bedroom units in the project.
The affordable housing unites in Mabera in Kuria West Constituency will create approximately 100 jobs directly and 600 jobs indirectly to the youth and women in construction from the region.
The Contractor is also expected to expand the sewer and water infrastructure to cater for the increase in population.
The developer will partner with the local Jua Kali artisans for the supply of over 400 doors and windows with an estimated value of over Ksh 5 million.
Housing PS Charles Hinga says the affordable Housing program is not only providing decent and affordable to Kenyans in informal settlements but it is also providing employment for the millions of youths who are jobless.
The government is at an advanced stage of constructing at least 250,000 housing units every year, while Kuria West joins Bahati, Vihiga, Gichugu constituencies with active affordable housing projects.