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How Homelessness affects Children

Homeless Children

According to recent estimates, there are about 108 million Nigerians technically homeless. Often discernible from others in outward appearance, homeless children and youth face unique challenges associated with residential instability that compound many other difficulties associated with living in poverty. In this article, we shall look at how homelessness affects children What Is Homelessness? Homelessness includes a range of experiences, ...

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Emefiele identifies bottlenecks in mortgage sector

mortgage sector

“The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has identified various bottlenecks hindering genuine investors and by extension free flow of funds into the mortgage sector.”- This Day The central bank governor while delivering a keynote address at a workshop for judicial officers on mortgage, with the theme: ‘Mortgage Disputes in Nigeria: The Need for Expeditious Resolution of ...

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2nd Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo to hold in Lagos

2nd Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo to hold in Lagos

The Guardian reports that over 50 leading Nigerian companies and counterpart firms from the UK, Ghana, South Africa and UAE are some of the organizations that would participate at the 2nd Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo to hold in Lagos.Announcing this at an interactive meeting with stake holders in Lagos, Steve Ike, head of the summit’s organsing committee stated ...

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Sterling Bank wins the Housing Friendly Commercial Bank of the Year Award

Housing Friendly Commercial Bank

“Sterling Bank Plc, has won the Housing Friendly Commercial Bank of the Year Award for its remarkable impact on housing delivery in Nigeria’s housing sector.”- The News Receiving the award at the 12th edition of the Abuja Housing Awards in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja recently, Sterling Bank’s Non-Interest Banking (NIB) Group Head, Mr. Basheer Oshodi said, the Bank ...

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FMBN gives civil servants N643m for Home Renovation Loan

Home renovation loan

According to PM News, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) on Monday disbursed N643 million loan to 740 federal civil servants who benefited from its Home Renovation Loan (HRL) scheme. The beneficiaries are the fifth batch in the scheme affords National Housing Fund (NHF) contributors opportunity to access mortgage loans of N1 million for renovation of their existing homes. ...

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FCT Minister inaugurates 300 affordable housing units

affordable housing units

The Nation reports that Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Bello has commissioned 300 affordable housing units and laid the foundation for the development of another 300 in Kaba District, Abuja. The Minister said the FCT Administration embarked on the project to give teeth to President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts in tackling housing deficits in the country and ...

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Affordable housing: NMRC and AMDC sign MoU on improved access

affordable housing

“AGAINST the backdrop of deepening Nigeria’s mortgage market in order to improve access to quality and affordable homes in the country, Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company NMRC, and Alpha Mead Development Company AMDC, a strategic business unit of a leading total real estate solutions company of Alpha Mead Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU.”- Vanguard Model of Country Home ...

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FMBN : Committed to delivering houses in a period of recession

Federal Housing Authority

“A time when public confidence in many government institutions is probably at its lowest ebb, one institution that stands out for its commitment to service is the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).”- Leadership Set up since 1956 when it was known as the Nigerian Building Society, the bank has continued to deliver on its mandate of supplying the mortgage ...

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Stakeholders advocate value-chain funding for affordable housing

funding for affordable housing

“To bridge the demand-supply gap in affordable housing in the country, stakeholders in the construction and financing sectors have advocated value-chain funding for affordable housing projects as an innovative means of tackling the challenge.”- The GuardianAccording to the operators, there are many houses unoccupied in many areas in the country but affordability remains a concern to people in need of ...

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