President William Ruto has on Tuesday confirmed that 70,000 units of affordable housing projects are at advanced stages.
“The Affordable Housing Project is on course. So far, 70,000 units are at advanced stages of construction across the country.” said President William Ruto
The Head of State continued by saying that the projects will provide employment to million of youths struggling to make a living.
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“Besides addressing the housing gap faced by the growing urban low-income population, this progressive project also presents huge opportunities for gainful employment to millions of our youth struggling to earn a living and entrepreneurs.” said the President.
It is the plan of the government to construct 250,000 units every year for the next five years to provide Kenyans with affordable houses and transform informal settlements.
Accompanying President William Ruto on Mukuru, Nairobi was Housing and Urban Development Principal Secretary Charles Hinga.
“During the assessment of progress of the 14,000-unit Mukuru Met Social Housing Project in Mukuru, Nairobi County.” he said