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Housing Ministry plans affordable housing projects



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The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has unveiled plans to introduce an affordable housing project called cross-subsidy housing according to a statement by Mark Chieshe, the Special Adviser on Media to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development.

The Honourable Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, is championing this visionary strategy, which promises to

The statement revealed that

The Committee’s purpose is to review the designs of the Ministry’s projects and ensure they fall within price ranges that low- and medium-income earners can afford.

The revised designs include

During his remarks, Dangiwa commended the Design Team for their creativity and emphasized the necessity of embracing innovative concepts like cross-subsidies to counter the challenges posed by inflation and the soaring costs of building materials, which have led to an increase in planned house prices.

He stated,

Dangiwa further explained that cross-subsidies are important policy tools used by governments and urban planners to address housing affordability issues and promote inclusive urban development.

He added that the approach involves redistributing the costs and benefits of housing development across different income groups.