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MINISTRY OF WORKS AND HOUSING ENGAGES STAKEHOLDERS AHEAD OF BENCHH 2024

As part of preparations towards the maiden edition of the Built Environment National Conference on Housing and Hydrology (BENCHH) 2024, the Sector Deputy Minister and Chair of the Planning Committee, Hon Prince Hamid Armah (MP) has met with various stakeholders in the built, construction and finance industries to discuss how their respective partnership and expertise …

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HOUSING MINISTER ADVOCATES FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF HYDRO FUND

The Minister for Works and Housing, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has called for the establishment of a Hydro Fund to address the perennial issues of flooding and inadequate drainage systems in the country. This call came during his recent inspection of key construction projects in the Abuakwa North Municipality, where he emphasized the critical need for …

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ADHERE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS ON SITE – OPPONG NKRUMAH TO PROJECT CONTRACTORS

Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has issued a stern directive to project contractors across the country to strictly adhere to health and safety protocols on construction sites. This call came during his recent inspection of key projects in the Abuakwa North Municipality, where he highlighted the importance of maintaining high safety …

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OKYENHENE LAUDS OPPONG NKRUMAH’S HARD WORK AT HOUSING MINISTRY

The Overlord of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional State, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has praised the newly appointed Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, for his diligent efforts to address Ghana’s housing challenges. The commendation came during a courtesy call on the Overlord at the Ofori Panin Fie on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. …

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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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