Experts seek housing policy implementation
To boost home ownership, experts in the real estate sector have called for holistic implementation of housing policy capable of addressing infrastructural and mortgage challenges in the industry.
Flooding to trigger building collapse in major cities
Except there is a reorientation on locations, design and foundation methodology in flood prone areas, many buildings still risk collapse in view of the incessant rainfall across the country, professionals have warned.
UK launches new shared model for low income earners
Plans for a new national model for shared ownership have been unveiled by the Government which says it will help thousands of lower earners get onto the housing ladder.
Residential vacancy rates in Lagos, others hit 41 per cent
Although the Nigeria real estate market has continued to witness improved activities from last year's performance, a new report released by Northcourt has shown an increase in the vacancy rates.
‘Deploy 50% EFCC recovered funds to housing’
The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers has advised the federal government to channel at least 50 per cent of all recovered funds by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), towards the provision of affordable housing in states of the country.
Lagos government in fresh review of Ilubirin housing estate scheme
Hope of early allocation of buildings to subscribers of Ilubirin estate, a public housing project being built on reclaimed land in Lagos is fading, going by recent development at the scheme.
‘Goverment has not shown commitment to real estate sector’
DR. Meckson Innocent Okoro is the National Chairman, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Advocacy Committee and a fellow of the institution. In this interview with CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM, he x-rayed issues in the sector, including why the real estate sector will remain in comatose, how the South-East can attract private estate developers, need…
Not yet affordable housing despite high promises
The housing sector of any country can mar or boost the economy, depending on the manner government wants to run its policies.It is instructive that there is a lot of obvious difference in the way the government accords its priorities on the different sector of the economy.
Lagos solicits private sector collaboration in housing
Burdened by the need to bridge estimated three million deficit, the Lagos State Government has appealed to private developers and investors to team up with the government...