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Ruto tours affordable housing project in Ruiru ahead of State of the nation address

President Ruto on Thursday made an impromptu visit at the Kings Boma Estate, an affordable housing project in Ruiru town, Kiambu county.

Ruto broke the ground for the Ksh2.8 billion project in January 2023.

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The estate which is located near Kenya Prisons Staff Training Collage will comprise of  1, 050 houses ranging from studio apartments to two and three-bedroom apartments each with a starting price of Ksh1.5 million.

The project site on land measures approximately 2.47 Ha (~6,10 acres) which previously had government pool houses with 37 households that were relocated to pave way for the redevelopment.

Once complete the government will reserve 10 percent of one block of houses for rental purposes and to re-stock government estates assets in lieu.

The government targets to put up some 50,000 units in Kiambu county and over 200,000 units across the country every year.

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