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Expert urges Govt. to integrate low-income earners in housing programmes

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Mr. Adeolu Ogunbanjo, the Chairman of Lagos Chapter of Association of Estate Agents of Nigeria (AEAN), has advised government at all levels to integrate low-income earners into existing housing finance programmes by making them affordable. Adeolu said that this could be achieved by introducing long-term loans for the low-income earners to enable them build or buy houses. According to him, ...

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74% of low-income earners in Lagos can’t afford rent– LASURA

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Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA) has said that majority of low-income earners in Lagos cannot afford house rent of more than N11,000. LASURA General Manager, Lateef Solebo, disclosed this on Thursday at an interactive session on ‘Achieving Affordable Housing in Lagos’ at the public screening of a documentary drama entitled ‘Kelechi’s Quest’. The documentary drama was scripted by Nollywood ...

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Housing units are too expensive for low-income earners – Experts

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Stakeholders at a seminar organised by the Ogun State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors have chided the federal and state governments for constructing housing units only for the rich. The seminar held in Abeokuta and had as its theme: ‘Effective housing delivery in a developing economy.’ The President, NIQS, Obafemi Onashile, noted that there was the need ...

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40 years obsolete Land Use Act stirs controversy

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There is heightened controversy bordering on Land Use Act. In this report, CHIKA OKEKE writes that the act which hits 40 years in March is jeopardising affordable housing delivery in the country. The challenges militating against the provision of affordable housing is enormous and efforts to address the shortcomings has produced insignificant results. From difficulties in acquiring land, titling and ...

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Osinbajo restates FG’s commitment to provide housing for low income citizens

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to tackle the housing deficit, especially housing for low income earners in the country. Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of States for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Suleiman Hassan, said this in Abuja on Tuesday at a One-Day High-Level Dialogue on a Pro-Poor PPP Housing programme ...

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Kano State Govt. to provide 2,000 housing units for low income earners

Kano State Govt. to provide 2,000 housing units for low income earners

News according to Business Day has it that Kano State Government said it was on course to deliver 2,000 houses currently under construction for low income earners in the state. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje made the commitment in a message to the opening of the 96th Council Meeting of the Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria held in Kano on Tuesday. Represented by his ...

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Housing Satisfaction In Nigeria – The Plight of Poor Urban Dwellers

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The poor urban dwellers in Nigeria are made up of Low income earners or No income earners as the case may be. This article examines the variables that have relationship with the poor urban dwellers deriving residential housing satisfaction and attaining sustainable environmental quality in Nigeria, especially in urban cities of Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Warri, Calabar and Ibadan. Though it is ...

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