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Building contractors in Kenya are faced with the prospects of running into significant losses after a steep rise in the prices of steel over...
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New Savings Account to Protect Off-Plan Home Buyers

Real estate firm Costa Homes in collaboration with the National Bank of Kenya (NBK), has launched a new savings account that will shield buyers...
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NMS Plans Redevelopment of 10 Nairobi City Estates

Plan for the redevelopment of ten city estates is underway according to the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS). Last week, NMS published an Expression of Interest...
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New Mortgage Regime to Give Home Owners Enough Debt Coverage

The Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company (KMRC) yesterday said it will structure its mortgages to KMRC said its owner-occupier model will help Kenyans save on rent...
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New Law Shifts Complete Responsibility for Building Code Enforcement to NCA

The Business Laws (Amendments) Act 2020 which includes amendments to the National Construction Authority Act of 2011 has shifted enforcement powers for the Building...
Kibera Public Space Project

Kibera Public Space Project Selected for KSh. 27 Million Global Award

Kibera Public Space Project (KPSP) has been selected as one of five finalists for the 2020-2021 Prize for Cities competition hosted by the World...
National Treasury

National Treasury Planning New Property Rating Legislation

Kenya's National Treasury is seeking a consultant for the purpose of developing new national property rating legislation to replace the outdated Valuation for Rating...
Nairobi

Opinion; Why government housing policy is failing in Nairobi

Hundreds of thousands of jobless Kenyans migrate to cities, especially to Nairobi, each year in search of jobs, adding to a severe housing shortage....

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