Analysis of Nigeria’s Policies on Housing

The implications of socio-economic forces on housing, population and the growth of a country are wide and far reaching. The deficit in housing could put many citizens in a precarious situation of either paying so much for an accommodation or not having any decent accommodation at all. Hence, the government’s policy on housing is inescapable.

The government housing policy is therefore premised on the goal of providing affordable housing for the populace. Housing policy is the government actions or interventions, including legislation, programme delivery and subsidies, which have a direct or indirect impact on its people’s housing objectives, housing supply and availability, as well as housing standards and urban planning.

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