The Housing sub-sector has the following agencies;
RENT CONTROL DEPARTMENT (RCD)
The Rent Control Department(RCD) works co-operatively with landlords and tenants to promote optimum peaceful co-existence through education, reconciliation while also providing on rent matters in compliance with the Rent Act 220.
P. O. Box 1590,
Tel. 0302 670 406/ 0302 670 399
Location: Behind Ghana Health Service Head Office
DEPARTMENT OF RURAL HOUSING (DRH)
Department of Rural Housing is mandated to provide advice and input into policies, and develop programmes for decent and affordable housing in rural and peri-urban areas. The Department is also empowered to facilitate the dissemination of creative and innovative research findings in the production and use of improved local building materials as to support and enable national housing development and delivery.
P.O. Box 55, Accra.
Location:Okponglo- South Legon
PUBLIC SERVANTS’ HOUSING LOANS SCHEME BOARD (PSHLSB)
The Public Servants’ Housing Loans Scheme Board has the responsibility to administer Public Service Housing Loan facility to assist Public Servants acquire dwelling houses.
P. O. Box 46,
State House – Accra.
Tel: 0270 021 599 / 0554 437 119
Location: Within the Architectural Engineering Services Limited Building.
ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION COUNCIL (ARC)
The Architects Registration Council is the regulatory body for the architectural profession for securing the highest practicable standards in the practice of architecture in Ghana and the registration of persons within the Architectural profession.
STATE HOUSING COMPANY (SHC)
It is mandated to “increase the availability of dwelling houses in Ghana” by developing,building and managing public housing estates throughout the country.
P. O. Box 2753, Accra
Tel: 0302 221 422, 232829
Fax: 0302 234749, 221402
Location: Ring Road West, Adjacent to Barclays Bank
TEMA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (TDC)
It’s new mandates are;
- Planning, construction of towns and cities in and outside Ghana.
- To carry on the object of the Tema Development Corporation as per Tema Development Corporation Instrument, 1965(L.1469) as mandated by the Tema Development Corporation (Amendment) instrument, 1989 (LI.1468)
- Mandated to acquire land both in and outside Ghana for real estate develoment and management.