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Government calls for partnership to reduce housing deficit

Government calls for partnership to reduce housing deficit

Mr. Michael Okyere Baafi, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry has encouraged private real estate developers to form strategic partnerships with the Government to build affordable housing units.

He observed that the recent boom in the real estate market distinctly favoured high-income households that constitute only 5 per cent of the population, thus affecting the larger part of the housing market that is persistently overlooked by market forces.

The minister who was Commissioning the Sucasa Affordable Housing Projects in Accra, noted that attempts by the Government to meet the growing demand for housing have been inadequate. Read more on...newsghana

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