Housing

Round-up of UN Habitat Day 2019 Celebrations from around the world

7th October 2019

World Habitat Day is celebrated every first Monday of October every year. The theme for 2019 is: “Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth”. Let’s start the round up with a speech from UN Habitat Executive Director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif’s message:  United Nations has featured UN Habitat Day 2019 on its […]

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Japan

Reasons why housing is more affordable in Tokyo

21st September 2019

According to Mises Wire, Japan “relaxed development rules the Urban Renaissance Law of 2002” is one of the reasons why Japan is doing well with affordable housing.   This made it possible for residential buildings to be constructed into high rise buildings.  In Japan height is a key factor in making housing affordable considering that land […]

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Allocation for Big Four Agenda in Kenya in 2019/2020 Budget

15th June 2019

Allocation for Big Four Agenda in Kenya in 2019/2020 Budget All the Big Four Agenda in Kenya were allocated a total of Ksh. 450.9 billion. 1.0 Universal Health Care Coverage (UHC) 47.8 billon was allocated to UHC Scaling UHC to all counties NHIF cover will be provided for the elderly people as well as severely […]

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1963 Constitution of Kenya on housing

17th April 2019

1963 Constitution of Kenya on housing The 1963 Constitution of Kenya directed Parliament to create a Central Housing Board. According to Article 149 (1) (a) the mandate of the Board was to make loans to local government authorities of the Regions or of Nairobi Area for the sore purpose of housing. Further the Constitution also […]

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Urban Housing Renewal and Regeneration Policy

Call for public participation on Urban Housing Renewal and Regeneration Policy 

17th January 2019

Call for public participation on Urban Housing Renewal and Regeneration Policy Nairobi City County has floated a call for public participation on Sessional Paper no.1 of 2018 on urban housing renewal and regeneration policy. According to the advert placed on the Star Newspaper, the policy was laid on the floor of the county assembly on […]

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Affordable housing

Affordable housing is needed in rural areas too

21st October 2018

Read More: Women in development Affordable housing is needed in rural areas too Sharing is Caring:0

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Plans on final stages to create Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company (KMRC)

12th April 2018

Plans on final stages to create Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company (KMRC) The national Treasury of Kenya is leading discussions towards the creation of a Kenya mortgage refinancing company. This company will be registered as a limited liability company to be regulated and supervised by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). The KMRC will be mandated […]

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New Zealand May Ban Foreigners from Purchasing Homes

29th October 2017

New Zealand May Ban Foreigners from Purchasing Homes “We’ve agreed on banning the purchase of existing homes by foreign buyers.” Ms Ardern Read More: What can Kenya learn from Alaska Tax Refunds HERE IS WHAT INFLATION DID TO THE ROMAN EMPIRE Sharing is Caring:0

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Indian Prime Minister says all Indians should own a house by 2022

16th April 2017

A HOUSE FOR EVERY INDIAN BY 2022 The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the nation that by 2022 every Indian should own a house. The government is working towards that end. He said this during the 75th Indian independence celebrations. Read More: Forbes sports money index If the poorest people of India own a […]

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