Ghana to construct 8 million houses by 2050

The project aims to make up the housing deficit in Ghana in excess of 1.2 million units.

The government of Ghana has announced plans to build 8 million houses across the country by 2050 to accommodate the growing population and clear the existing housing deficit.

In this project, part of the Ghana Infrastructure Plan (GIP), 300,000 houses will be built annually until 2030 and industrial estates such as Kokompe in Accra and Suame in Kumasi will be redesigned to support the growth of local industry.

Mining towns such as Obuasi, Konongo and Tarkwa will also be redesigned and transformed into sustainable human settlements. According to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, the housing deficit in Ghana is in excess of 1.2 million units.


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