African Development Bank supports the African housing sector through Shelter Afrique
US $20-million loan approved, after a recent US $8.2-million equity injection

In a country where people do not have so much to spend on building materials, promoters of plastic bottles for building say that such houses made from plastic are estimated to cost just about one-t

• The Government is to outline a series of tweaks to planning laws it says will help solve the housing shortage.• Ministers want to require councils to come with a local plan to meet housing demand

Taronga Zoo's proposal to build a four to five storey "eco resort" on its plum harbourside site has been slammed as a thinly disguised development bid pitched at wealthy visitors to Sydney.

THE National Housing Authority (NHA) has proposed a US$600 million urban renewal scheme to build 12,500 housing units in Lusaka’s Misisi and Kuku townships by September to accommodate 50,000 reside

The Ethiopian approach to planning and development is a unique and bold departure from the cautious and incremental approach that has dominated the rhetoric and practice of development in the cities and regions of the third world since the rise and mainstreaming of participatory, small-scale and upgradation-based development.

The century-old chawls are spread across 291 acres in south Mumbai

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of M/s Unnathi Associates Mr. Kirti D. Shah V/s Vanshakti & Ors. dated 09/01/2017 regarding proposed residential cum commercial project of M/s.Unnathi Associates (Owale taluka, District Thane) lies at 40 metres distance from the private forest adjoining Sanjay Gandhi National Park. The Applicant submits that the project falls in eco-sensitive zone vide Notification dated 5th December, 2016.

The shortage of urban housing across the country will increase to an estimated 3.41 crore units by 2022, mainly on the back of demand-supply gap and rising levels of income among the working class seeking to purchase houses. 

ATHI RIVER, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Recently married with a one-year-old child, Joan Moraa Mbogo dreams of escaping Kenya's noisy, dirty, crime-ridden capital and buying a home close t