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FG Advised to Introduce Subsidy in Housing, Tax Occupied Property

…As stakeholders propose affordable housing bill to NASS Experts in the housing sector of the nation’s economy at the weekend called on the Federal Government to introduce subsidy in the sector to enable the country achieve the dream of providing affordable housing for the citizenry. They argued that such measure if applied, would not only help greatly in abridging the ...

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Affordable housing in Lagos remains our commitment – Commissioner

affordable housing in Lagos

Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, has assured residents of the state of government’s commitment to delivering quality and affordable housing in Lagos for all residents. Lawal stated this at the opening of a workshop on “Building an End-End Ecosystem for Affordable Housing,’’ in collaboration with the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company(NMRC) Plc and Mortgage Warehouse Funding Ltd. ...

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Why Housing Shortage Persists in Lagos

Housing Shortage in Lagos

Decent and affordable housing is one of the basic needs of individuals, family and the community at large. In this piece, we look at the problems associated with housing delivery in Lagos. Despite her huge potentials, why do you think housing shortage persists in Lagos? As a pre-requisite to the survival of man, housing ranks second only to food. Housing ...

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Real estate stakeholders urge government and private sector partnership

government and private sector partnership

“Stakeholders in the real estate sector yesterday urged government and private sector partnership to drive growth in the area.They made the call at the 2017 yearly Real Estate Unite Summit organised by 3invest in Lagos.”- The Guardian Leading the discussion on the topic “Africa’s Real Estate, What’s New?,” the Chairman/Chief Executive officer of Mixta Africa, SA, Deji Alli, called for the ...

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Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

According to PM News, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has increased approved housing loans for civil servants by a 100 per cent so as to make housing affordable for workers in the state. Mr Isaac Omodewu, the State Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Survey made this disclosure at a regular ministerial briefing held on Thursday in Ibadan. The News ...

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Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

The Nation reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that his administration planned to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018 to bridge existing housing deficit in the state. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the disclosure at an event to mark the 2017 World Habitat Day. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

“The Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo gathered players from all professions in the built environment recently gathered stakeholders for networking, learning and transaction.”- Punch The two-day event, which was themed: ‘Collaborating, innovating and growing to achieve adequate and affordable housing delivery in Nigeria’, had over 2,500 visitors and more than 80 exhibitors and provided a platform not only for ...

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