April 2024

GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES BENCHH 2024 TO FIND SOLUTIONS TO HOUSING & FLOODING PROBLEMS

Government is gearing up to tackle the nation’s housing and flooding challenges head-on with the inaugural Built Environment National Conference on Housing and Hydrology (BENCHH) 2024. Hosted by the Ministry of Works and Housing (MWH), the conference, scheduled for May 27 to 29, 2024, is poised to be a pivotal event in Ghana’s quest for …

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GOVERNMENT ISSUES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR SAGLEMI AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS

In a move to finally address the long-stalled Saglemi Housing Project, the Government has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting private sector participation in its redevelopment. This initiative marks a significant shift in strategy, aiming to leverage private expertise and resources to complete the project and contribute to bridging Ghana’s housing deficit. The housing …

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STAKEHOLDERS CONVENE TO UPDATE GHANA’S HOUSING PROFILE

The Sector Minister Hon. Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah led stakeholders in the building industry to commence an exercise purposed to validate the latest data on Ghana’s Housing Profile. The validation workshop focused on validating Ghana’s Housing Profile, a vital tool that informs housing policy and interventions. Initially developed in 2011, the Profile is being updated to reflect …

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GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVE PACKAGE TO ATTRACT PRIVATE SECTOR IN HOUSING DELIVERY

Government is taking steps towards bridging the 1.8 million housing deficit in the country by actively developing an incentive package to attract private sector developers to the housing industry. This initiative was announced by the Minister for Works and Housing, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah during a validation workshop to revise Ghana’s Housing Profile in Accra on …

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10,720 HOUSING UNITS UNDER DEVELOPMENT TO ADDRESS HOUSING DEFICIT – HON. KOJO OPPONG NKRUMAH

  The Minister for Works and Housing, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that there are currently 10,720 housing units at various levels of development to address the housing deficit in the country. He made the disclosure when he led the staff of the Ministry to inspect ongoing construction works at the various sites on Tuesday, …

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RESETTLEMENT OF VOLTA FLOOD VICTIMS COMMENCES

Works on new housing for the resettlement of flood victims following the Volta Dam floods has commenced. This comes on the heels of a comprehensive needs assessment conducted by the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority (LUSPA), the Survey and Mapping Division of the Lands Commission together with the …

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GOVERNMENT FAST-TRACKS COMPLETION OF SEA DEFENCE PROJECTS

  The Minister for Works and Housing, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah was on a 2-day working tour of the Central and Western Regions. The purpose? To oversee ongoing sea defence projects, firsthand and expedite their completion, ensuring the safety of coastal communities. According to Hon. Oppong Nkrumah, the need to also bridge any gaps between on-ground …

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ENTITY HEADS CONVENE TO OUTLINE 2024 SECTOR PRIORITIES – HON. KOJO OPPONG NKRUMAH

The sector Minister Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah together with Heads of Entities and Directorates at the Ministry has concluded a 2-day retreat to outline sector priorities for the next 10 months. The retreat provided the management of the Ministry an opportunity to select priorities within the prevailing resource and time constraints after the recent cabinet …

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SECTOR MINISTER DIRECTS THE OPENING OF REAL ESTATE AGENCY COUNCIL OFFICE BY APRIL 2024

Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has tasked the board and management of the Real Estate Agency Council (REAC) to ensure an opening of the Agency’s offices by April this year. The Agency, since it is establishment by law in 2020, is yet to open its offices to the general public. On …

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