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GOVERNMENT TO CONSIDER THE USE OF PENSION FUNDS TO SUPPORT MORTGAGE PLANS – ASENSO BOAKYE

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has disclosed plans by government to explore the possibility of prospective homebuyers to use their Tier 2 and 3 Pensions fund as initial deposit to support their mortgages plans. The Minister observed that the need to provide access to housing for Ghanaians requires putting in place …

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GOVERNMENT TO ABSORB COST OF LAND AND INFRASTRUCTURE TO BOOST AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAMME

  The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has revealed that Government is working on a framework that will absorb the cost of land and infrastructural services, which are key components in the provision of decent, secured quality and affordable accommodation for private developers in support of its affordable housing programme. This, the …

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EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES BEYOND GHANA – MINISTER CHARGES NEW AESL BOARD

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has charged the Board of Directors of the Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL) to explore opportunities beyond Ghana especially in the landlocked countries of West Africa. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the new Board of Directors of the AESL, the Works and Housing Minister …

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REAL ESTATE AGENCY ACT TO SANITISE THE INDUSTRY – ASENSO-BOAKYE

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has expressed confidence in the Real Estate Agency Act to sanitize and regulate the operations of the real estate sector and other intermediaries. This, the Minister believes, will compel industry players to adhere to international best practices and standards. The Real Estate Agency Bill, which was …

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WORKS AND HOUSING MINISTER INSPECTS HOUSING PROJECTS IN ACCRA

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon Francis Asenso-Boakye has inspected the progress of works at the ongoing Police Housing Project and the Redevelopment of Government Residential properties at Tesano and Roman Ridge in Accra respectively. These are two of the many housing projects currently being undertaken by the Ministry to provide descent, secured and …

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Embrace Innovative Technologies Towards Developing Smarter Cities – Abdulai Abanga

The Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Abdulai Abanga has urged players in the built industry to start considering green building solutions as part of a drive to develop smart cities in the country. The use of such innovative technologies that hinge on clean and sustainable energy options, he said, will be key to …

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Patronize Local Building Materials To Reduce Building Cost- Asenso Boakye

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso Boakye today opened the Graphic Real Estate Revolution and Housing Fair with a call on stakeholders within the Real Estate Sector to capitalize on the challenges facing covid hit countries that produce construction materials by patronizing and supporting the local manufacturing industries. Such initiative, he said, will …

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Government To Undertake Comprehensive Inventory Of Public Buidlings

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has announced the government’s plans to undertake a comprehensive audit of all its landed properties across the country with the inauguration of an 8-member member committee today in Accra. This, according to the Minister, has been necessitated by the responsibility of the Ministry to keep track …

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Consider 30% Of Workers’ Salary As Mortgage To Own Affordable Houses- Asenso-Boakye

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has charged the new Board of Directors of the State Housing Company Limited (SHCL) to explore and consider ways where Ghanaians can use 30% of their salaries and its accompanying pension funds as mortgage to acquire and own state housing projects across the country. This, …

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