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Housing uses and housing choices in Kumasi, Ghana

Irit Sinai

Housing uses and housing choices in Kumasi, Ghana

by Irit Sinai

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Published by UMI Dissertation Services in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing -- Ghana.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D) - University of North Carolina, Department of City and Regional Planning.

    Statementby Irit Sinai.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 298 p. ;
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19801996M

      About the author: Chaka Uzondu (Ph.D.) is a Policy Analyst. His writings cover topics ranging from water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), health, housing, agroecology and political ecology. About the Book Grab a copy for yourself. About the Book; the SHC constructs residential housing for governments, schools, etc. Their mandate is to offer affordable housing throughout Ghana. Location: Ring Road West, Owudome, Accra. Telephone: , What to See in Kumasi; Ghana's historic castles; Tour Operators.

    A survey of housing in Kumasi, the second city of Ghana, has revealed a severe shortage of accommodation. The traditional religion of Asante was found to be a major determinant of attitudes toward land and housing. HOUSING IMPROVEMENTS IN KUMASI, GHANA: AN EMPIRICAL ASSESSMENT BASED ON SIX VARIABLES TIPPLE, JA. HELLEN INTRODUCTION Access to piped water and the condition under which they are housed,have considerable ramification for the health of City paper is an attempt to use data collected in a housing survey,as.

    Housing Situation in Kumasi 5 Sam Afrane and P. K.B. Asamoah Introduction Ghana’s urban population has been increasing in an unprecedented manner over the last thirty years. The Population and Housing Census indicated that the nation’s urban population was percent of total population (Ghana Statistical Service,). Estimates in showed an increase of percent (that is, to. The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Real Estates Developers Association (GREDA), Mr. Samuel Amegayibor, has projected that the total housing shortage in the country will hit million by the.


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Housing uses and housing choices in Kumasi, Ghana by Irit Sinai Download PDF EPUB FB2

Housing adequacy study in terms of spaces and privacy available to residents of multihabited houses was carried out in this study; using Ogbomoso as a case study.

Ogbomoso is a Yoruba town of Oyo state in the South- West part of Nigeria. The study utilized primary data obtained through questionnaire administration to residents in nine hundred and forty six multi-habited houses. This paper examines housing adjustment choice of households in Kumasi, Ghana.

When a household is dissatisfied with its housing, it can choose to move elsewhere, improve the current dwelling, or neither. Using data from a household survey collected inlogistic regressions are used to examine the determinants of this choice.

Over the past forty years, rent control has been a feature of housing in Ghana. This study focuses on the housing market in Kumasi, the second largest city in Ghana. The authors examine the characteristics of rent control in force there, and assess the costs and benefits of rent control, on landlords and tenants alike.

These controls have been successful in ensuring that housing is very. 4 2 HOUSE TYPES AND HOUSING USES IN KUMASI, GHANA. Irit Sinai. Irit Sinai is a Research and Planning Analyst, at the Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University Medical Center.

She holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her major research interests are. Request PDF | Moving or Improving: Housing Adjustment Choice in Kumasi, Ghana | This paper examines housing adjustment choice of households in Kumasi, Ghana.

When a household is dissatisfied with. After a survey of households in Kumasi, the commercial centre for forest Ghana, the authors examine the characteristics of house owners and their accommodation.

In particular they focus on the Cited by:   The use of housing for income generation is very prevalent in Kumasi. In some 24% of households in the survey, at least one member of the household used the home for income-generating activities.

Almost all economic sectors were represented, with the exception of heavy industry (see Sinai, a, for a detailed breakdown of types of economic Cited by: 7. New Housing. Affordable housing projects will be carried out in the other 5 Regional Capitals and one hundred deprived District Capitols.

The Regional Capitols are Cope Coast, Sekondi, Ho, Bolgatanga and Sunyani. Design of housing units, physical infrastructure and social amenities will be carried out using local and foreign consultants. Ghana’s housing industry caters to a teeming population of about 25 million people.

According to Ghana’s housing policy, Ghana’s housing deficit is estimated to be in excess of million units and to be able to clear this deficit and accommodate new households, we require a minimum annual delivery of aboutunits for the next 10 years.

15 Feb, Please can I get a copy of the leasehold agreement document between the State Housing Co-operation and the property owners of south suntreso estate and all other Nkrumah estates in Kumasi during the 's affordable housing scheme by the then government. As Ghana’s population and, consequently, the housing deficit, increases, real estate developers and other shareholders are hard at work putting up property in order to cater to the country’s housing needs.

Below are 9 exciting real estate developments in Ghana (completed and uncompleted) you should keep an eye on in Montgomery Residences. The purpose of this article is to study the socioeconomic and housing characteristics of households that use their housing for income-generation, compared to those that do not, in a traditional west-African city – Kumasi, Ghana.

The study is based on data collected in Kumasi in There are insufficient affordable housing units in Ghana. Most of the available units are poorly developed and are not habitable.

The paper explores the affordable housing situation in Ghana by using Kumasi and Tamale as study area. It determines whether housing − housing credit, and rental and owner occupied units are affordable.

It also determines the extent to which government. Housing Affordability in Ghana: A focus on Kumasi and Tamale Article (PDF Available) in Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management 3(3) February with 2, Reads.

GHANA: HOUSING PROFILE Student no. 4 these projects focused only on the three main cities: Accra, Kumasi and Sekondi-Takoradi, preventing most of low-income groups to benefit from them (Arku, ).

Housing Policies The first real housing policy was introduced in ; this was The National Housing Policy and Action Plan, followed. Ghana - Ghana - Housing: With the rapid growth of population and the movement of large numbers of people from rural to urban areas, housing has been a problem in Ghana, especially in the large cities, where the problem is both quantitative and qualitative.

In the rural areas the problem is mainly one of housing quality. There is distinct overcrowding in the urban areas. A simple method of calculating the scale of housing need for Kumasi, Ghana, uses two likely variations in household size distribution and an overcrowding threshold of 3 p.p.r., and a measure of preference.

The two household size distributions take account both of trends and of changes which may occur if and when new housing is provided. At that time, released from the current constraints. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN KUMASI UNIVERSITY STAFF HOUSING EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) was founded in to provide higher education with special reference to science and technology and to act as a catalyst for the technological development of Ghana.

This research utilizes empirical data to explore the sources of demand and their effects on urban fringe housing around Kumasi, Ghana. The research found that housing demand on the urban fringe has accelerated due to changing values ascribed to traditional rural and modern urban locations and to preferences for single-family homes, strengthened by the Ghanaian expatriate housing.

CSIR, Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana Okoko, E. Department of Urban and Regional Planning Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria ABSTRACT Declining physical housing quality and lack of access to basic amenities remain the characteristics of much of the current housing stock in African countries, including Ghana.

InPresident Akufo-Addo cut the sod for the construction of the housing units made up of houses and apartments. The project which has been named after former President Kufour is aimed at addressing the country's housing deficit.

It is being constructed by the State Housing Company Limited.Presently, low-income housing also includes the housing units found in the various slums across Ghana. Middle-income housing on the hand, has involved draughtsmen and .THE HOUSING MARKET IN GHANA This notwithstanding, these new approaches are largely based on the individual property buyer’s problem as a representative agent, and hence the theoretical and macroeconomic aspects of the housing market in an economy remains largely undeveloped.

Housing or shelter is considered one of the most important basic.