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Works and Housing Announce Plans to Lessen Flooding

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Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing, on Wednesday, announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through...
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India Adopts New Strategy to Boost Housing for All Programme by 2022

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The Indian government on Sunday slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on under-construction houses in a bid to achieve the feat of...
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Group of Local Banks Mobilises US$51 Million for a Housing Project

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A consortium of local banks has raised 51 million dollars towards the completion of the 200,000 Social Housing Units in Koforidua, Tamale and Ho,...
Detroit July 1967 Rebellion on Linwood at Hazelwood where the masses confronted the National Guard

Viewpoint: Reflections on Five Decades Since the Passage of the Fair Housing Act of...

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Moratorium NOW! Coalition committed to the realization of housing for all Note: This address was delivered at the Wayne State University Labor Studies Center Conference...
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NGO Raises Concerns Over BECE Candidates Housing

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Mr Prosper Afetsi, the President of Foundation of Generational Thinkers (FOGET), a youth empowerment Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has raised major concerns about the housing...

N1.4bn was invested in housing in Niger State – FMBN

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), has disclosed that over N1.4 billion was invested on 402 housing units in Niger State. Mr Ahmed Dangiwa,...

The Assembly has trivialised my comments – Fashola

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Nigeria’s minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has lashed out at the National Assembly, stating that it was regrettable that the...

IOM’s One Room Shelter programme helped 77,000 Pakistani families

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The approach of the One Room Shelter Programme that IOM (the UN Migration Agency) Pakistan implemented to meet the recovery needs of affected populations...
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Majority of Ghanaians See Affordable Housing As An Illusion – GREDA

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The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) says its analysis points to the fact that lower income earners within the country may never benefit...

Minister Ask Workers To Renew Their Faith In Ghana

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Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, has rallied Ghanaian workers to give strong support to the government in the implementation of its various...
Photo taken on July 20, 2015 shows the construction site of the stadium for the 2018 World Cup at the Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Justmoh Construction Achieve Honours

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Justmoh Construction has, for the second time in three years, won the International Trophy for Quality, in recognition of its commitment to the quality...
Migrants are seen near the village of Tabanovce at the northern Macedonian border on March 9, 2016. (Xinhua) (zw)

Australian authorities suggest rural settlements for migrants

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The Australian government is considering introducing new measures to encourage migrants to resettle in regional cities and rural towns, in an effort to ease...
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Housing, commodity exposures drive review of New Zealand bank capital

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Commercial banks in New Zealand might face new capital requirements after a review outlined by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) on Tuesday. ...

GREDA Appreciates Gov’t for Scrapping 5%VAT on Housing Cost

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The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) has welcomed government’s decision to scrap the 5% VAT on cost of real estate.Presenting the budget in...

Spanish Ambassador Propose Capacity Building Training For Ghanaian Military

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Madam Maria Alonso, the Spanish Ambassador to Ghana, says the government of Spain is committed to promoting Military cooperation with Ghana. She said it would...

Mahama’s Housing Projects Will Not Be Abandoned – Atta Akyea

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The minister-nominee for Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea says he will not abandon state housing projects started under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress...
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Aust’n PM faces internal pressure to make housing more affordable

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Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is facing pressure from within his own cabinet to take action on "negative gearing", following a backlash to a...
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Vancouver becomes one of world’s most unaffordable cities for housing

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Vancouver has been named one of the world's most unaffordable cities for housing, according to an annual international study. Vancouver is Canada's...
A combination photo shows the Sydney Opera House with lights on (above) and off (below) as to signal the start of the Earth Hour campaign in Sydney, Australia, March 28, 2015. (Xinhua/Jin Linpeng)(azp)

Sydney named world’s second most expensive city for housing

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The Australian city of Sydney has been named the second most expensive city for housing in the world on Tuesday, only behind Hong Kong. ...

Housing for Security Services My Priority – Dery

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Minister-designate for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has assured that one of his priorities if approved will be to improve accommodation for the nation’s security...

SSNIT Chief Ernest Thompson Takes GH¢6bn Housing Loan

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Mr Ernest Thompson-Director General of SSNIT Documents sighted by ultimatefmonline.com, have revealed that the Director General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT)...

Abandoned Housing Projects Will Be Revived – Atta Akyea

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The Minister Designate for Works and Housing  Samuel Atta Akyea has hinted that all housing projects that were abandoned after the National Democratic Congress (NDC) took power...

Government’s Housing Fund Policy Lauded

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The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) has welcomed government’s plan to establish a housing fund.The association says the move when instigated, will reduce...
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Russian Business Hope To Strike Corporate Deals In Ghana

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Leaders of Russian business and industries hope to strike corporate deals with local Ghanaian partners and strengthen economic cooperation in the region during Russian-African...

Attention On Housing Industry Can Solve Unemployment – CEO

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The incoming Government has been urged to introduce new and realistic housing policies to address the growing accommodation shortfalls, and open up more employment...

Remoulding Ghana’s Housing Vision

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Is there anything like the Ghanaian housing dream?  What is it? Is it achievable and can it helps to reduce the housing deficit figures...

Housing markets stabilize as cities impose measures to curb speculation

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The overheated residential property markets in 15 key cities in China "obviously cooled down" in November, said a research report from the National Bureau...
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Housing market seen stable in 2017

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China's housing market is expected to be stable next year although regulatory risks remain high amid rapidly rising home and land prices, international ratings...
Gabon moves to solve housing deficit

Man investigated for owning 149 housing units

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A man in east China has been put under investigation for owning a large number of properties, authorities said Thursday. Xu Linbao, a worker at...
Gabon moves to solve housing deficit

Namibia launches housing scheme for uniformed forces

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In his speech, Geingob said the Osona Village initiative will contribute not only to the targeted deliverables of the Harambee Prosperity Plan, but to...