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NHE calls for town councils to provide more land

NHE calls for town councils to provide more land

Tujoromajo Kasuto The National Housing Enterprise (NHE) needs more land from local authorities around the country to complete 241 houses under construction and 1038 planned units Chief Executive Officer, CEO Gisbertus says that through the collaborative efforts between the Otjiwarongo Town Council and NHE, 40 plots were acquired from the Otjiwarongo Town Council in 2021 and the project, which is running according to plan is envisioned for completion at the end of June this year. More than 50% of the houses constructed under this project are for lower income earners of the Otjiwarongo Town Council staff members. NHE management also…
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Lack of land hamstrings NHE

Lack of land hamstrings NHE

Andrew Kathindi The National Housing Enterprise (NHE) says the lack of land has been a hindrance in delivering on its mandate. Speaking to Windhoek Observer, NHE corporate communications manager, Eric Libongani, said the NHE has no special access and has to compete for land just like private developers, in a country where the scarcity of viable land for housing development is a challenge. “We do not want to look like we are pointing fingers but I think what is critical, we need to realize that the institution that is given the sole mandate on behalf of government to construct houses…
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