Category Archives: Latest Housing News

Sukuk, others suitable for real estate funding 

A report on the real estate sector has highlighted asset-backed bonds and sukuk, among others, as suitable sources of funds for housing delivery in Nigeria. The report, which was launched by the University of Lagos Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development in partnership with the

Asbestos In Homes Is carcinogenic – LASG Warns

Prince Gbolahan Lawal, the Commissioner for Housing in Lagos State, has called on the member of the Public to shun asbestos as ceiling in homes, saying it could cause cancer. Lawal emphasized on the need to educate Nigerians on the reason why they must not make

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The Many Headaches of Artisans Village in Niger State

It is arguably Niger State’s capital of handymen, but suffers an array of problems including kidnapping, poor road, power supply, lack of clean water and others. With only one transformer for over 3,500 households, barely two hours of power supply in 48 hours; equipped clinic

FMBN refunds N21bn housing fund to retirees

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) said it has refunded over N21.4 billion National Housing Fund (NHF) to 216,650 retirees across the country. The Managing Director, Arc. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at the September 2018 Lunch Time Reform Seminar on

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Family Homes Funds Project

The Family Homes Funds (FHF) has said it is investing to secure top quality capacity to deliver an ambitious, affordable housing programme as a key aspect of the government’s Social Intervention Programme. Click here to download Abuja International Housing Show Mobile App According to a

Lagos and the challenge of housing delivery

IN eight years, between 2011 and 2018, Lagos State government through budgetary allocations to Housing and Community services, had committed about N390 billion public fund, to different housing projects in the state. From the official statistics obtained N26.761 billion went into housing provision in 2011,

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Cohousing: Driving housing innovation by changing the way we live

A shared desire to live more communally could encourage greater housing diversity, according to Adam Haddow. Here, he looks to student housing, “build-to-rent” models, and the new WeLive project in the USA for cues on how to conjure an alternative, more versatile Australian housing market.

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