Month: July 2022

RENT ASSISTANCE SCHEME IN THE OFFING: AS GOVERNMENT AIMS TO CUSHION GHANAIANS AGAINST HIKES IN RENTAL ACCOMMODATION

The government, through the Ministry of Works and Housing, is set to commence the establishment of the National Rental Assistance Scheme (NRAS) as part of efforts to reduce the burden of hikes associated with rental accommodation as well as increase access to safe and affordable rental housing, especially for low incoming earning Ghanaians. The Scheme, …

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GOVERNMENT PUSHES FOR RENT REFORMS AS STAKEHOLDERS MEET TO REVIEW EXISTING LAWS

The efforts by the sector Ministry to address problems associated with rental housing received a major boost as stakeholders made up of industry players and academia undertook the review of the existing Rent Act, 1963 (Act 220) meant to among other things bring sanity to the administration of rental housing and remove inherent constraints on …

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MINISTRY WORKS AND HOUSING TO INTENSIFY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT GOVERNANCE

The Ministry for Works and Housing has taken delivery of supply chain management library materials from the Knowledge Development Alliance Network of partners as part of efforts to intensify supply chain management governance awareness within the Ministry.  The Alliance is made up of the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA), National Lottery Authority (NLA) Professor Douglas Boateng, …

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GHANA MAKES PROGRESS IN UN’S URBAN AGENDA – ASENSO-BOAKYE

Ghana’s Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye has indicated the progress made by the country as part of efforts to harness the urbanization process toward the sustainable development of the country. The sector Minister disclosed that Ghana is among the countries that have so far shown great commitment in its quest to implement the …

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UN-HABITAT TO PARTNER WITH GHANA ON SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, has renewed its commitment to partner with the government of Ghana in attaining sustainable urbanization and improving climate change adaptation. This came to light when Ghana’s Minister for Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye and the Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, Her Excellency Maimunah Mohd …

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