NHC set to finalise construction of 400 houses in Dodoma

08May 2021
The Guardian
NHC set to finalise construction of 400 houses in Dodoma

THE National Housing Corporation is set to finalise construction of 400 houses out of the 1,000 expected to accommodate civil servants shifting to the capital Dodoma.

The agency has also reduced the costs for the houses whereby now it is sold between 59m/- to 99m/- according to NHC Director-General Dr Maulid Banyani.

Dr Banyani made the remarks at Iyumbu area Chamwino district in the region when he toured the project adding that the project will ease accommodation challenges facing civil servants after the government decision to move to Dodoma.

“To ensure the construction of many residential houses to house workers we have been given a loan amounting to 20bn/- by the government to construct houses which will be rent or sold to them,” he said.

He said the second phase will include construction of 325 houses at Mahoma and Chamwino and the second phase will be to construct 275 in two to three years.

“We expect to use 71bn/- in constructing all the 1,000 houses, the first 100 houses at Chamwino will be sold while the remaining 300 will be rent at a low price,” he said.

He called on Tanzanians to make use of the chance and buy the houses because they have been constructed at the highest standards.

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