Coronavirus fuelling increase in homelessness, squatters, say experts
The economic fallout from the coronavirus has ruffled the low-income earners and created a new generation of homeless Nigerians in major cities, especially Abuja, Lagos, and Port Harcourt.
Building experts urge observance of safety measures, respect to right of way
Still worried by the Abule Ado explosion that rocked Amuwo Odofin Local Council of Lagos, building experts have warned that except high safety standards and preventive...
‘Infrastructure shortage barrier to reducing housing deficit’
The first step is for the states to key into the existing housing policy of the Federal Government and make adjustments to reflect their own priorities in housing.
Edo, Arctic to set up physical development agency
In a bid to develop a framework for urban development, the Edo State Government is collaborating with a firm, Arctic Infrastructure to establish a physical development management agency.
15 cities shortlisted for Guangzhou urban innovation award
The secretariat of Guagzhou International Award for Urban Innovation has selected 15 cities as the finalists for this year’s competition.The selection process by the technical committee members was held in Surabaya, Indonesia at the sideline of the 7th United Cities and Local Governments-Asia Pacific Congress (UCLG-ASPAC Congress.
How budget delay hinders housing delivery, by stakeholders
The country has between 17million and 18 million housing deficit and will need one million houses yearly to fill the gap. The delay is resulting in the loss of billions of naira in investments as there is no template for planning.
Mixed reactions trail FG’s N141b sector allocation, social housing project
Housing experts have expressed mixed feelings over the 2017 appropriation of N141 billion for the sector, saying that if properly administered could bridge the nation’s housing deficit.