Tanzania To Address High Housing Demand

Demand for houses in the country is estimated to be growing at an average of 200,000 housing units a year.
  • Tanzania:  Govt Moves to Address House Shortage

    Tanzania Daily News, 21 December 2012

    CURBING shortages of houses in the country, currently estimated at 3 million will only be achieved through Public Private Partnership (PPP) and not the government alone,... read more »

Photo: Unhabitat

Urban housing project in Ilala, Dar-es-Salaam (file photo).

  • East Africa:  Region's Secretariat Staff Short of Housing

    East African Business Week, 17 December 2012

    The East African Community (EAC) secretariat is yet to put in place a housing policy despite a proposal by the Heads of State Summit at its ordinary meeting held in June 2008.read more »

  • Tanzania:  Kikwete Mulls Tax Relief On NHC Houses

    Tanzania Daily News, 14 December 2012

    REDUCTION of Value Added Tax (VAT) on houses built and sold by National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a debatable matter that may be considered in the next budget. However, an... read more »

  • Tanzania:  President Wants House 'Losers' Compensated

    Tanzania Daily News, 3 December 2012

    PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has directed TANROADS to compensate in good time all the people whose houses have been marked for demolition as they have been built on road reserves.read more »

  • Tanzania:  Housing Minister Anna Tibaijuka Cautions Loan Takers

    Tanzania Daily News, 30 November 2012

    TANZANIANS wishing to own houses through mortgage financing should do so with caution by ensuring that they acquire loans that match their incomes, the Minister for Land, Housing... read more »

  • East Africa:  Urban Housing Crisis, a Huge Investment Opportunity

    Rwanda Focus, 19 November 2012

    It's now a fact that the bulk of East Africans living in urban areas are sleeping poorly. All five EAC states are living with a huge urban housing deficit that needs to be sorted... read more »