Public Policy

Housing rights in Africa

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Housing is enshrined in Article 43 of Constitution of Kenya 2010.  This means that each and every Kenya has a right to decent housing.  This is a very elusive right considering that […]

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Public Policy

Letter to President: Forced evictions and displacement during Covid-19

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His Excellency Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, State House, Nairobi, Kenya 7 May 2020 Your Excellency, RE:      Forced evictions and displacement during COVID19 We write with urgency on […]

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advocacy

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

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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 […]

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Public Policy

Reasons for affordable housing in Tokyo

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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 […]

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Public Policy

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

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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 […]

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Law

1963 Constitution of Kenya on housing

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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 […]

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County Planning / Nairobi City County

Call for public participation on Urban Housing Renewal and Regeneration Policy 

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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 […]

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Public Policy

Affordable housing is needed in rural areas too

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

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Economy

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

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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 […]

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Economics

New Zealand May Ban Foreigners from Purchasing Homes

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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 […]

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India

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

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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. […]

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Public Policy

A professor who never left students with unsolved missing marks

Prof. Ezra Maritim Kiprono of Egerton University announced that he was leaving the institution and any one who had missing marks in the courses that he taught should make claims before he […]

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Public Policy

Rainy season washes away city roads

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Every time it rains, it washes away estate roads like dirt.   This has always amazed me. What is the problem?   Is it shoddy work or it is business as usual? […]

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