Nairobi’s Paradox: Do Informal Settlements provide UNAFFORDABLE Housing?

It costs more to live in Mukuru than Kilimani! On the one hand, property agency Knight Frank pits Nairobi as one of the continents leading destination for real estate investment. On the other hand statistics by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics[1] indicates that nearly 70% of Nairobians live in single roomed housing often irregularly … Continue reading Nairobi’s Paradox: Do Informal Settlements provide UNAFFORDABLE Housing?

‘OTHERWISE?’ EPISODE 91: A ROADMAP TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

As part of its Big Four Agenda, the Jubilee government aims to focus on the provision of affordable housing units to be bought on mortgage by formally employed Kenyans.¬†In the 2018/2019 budget, affordable housing received a provision KES 6.5 billion. By 2022, the government aims to have constructed 500,000 affordable housing units, with four types … Continue reading ‘OTHERWISE?’ EPISODE 91: A ROADMAP TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING