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Use housing tax to build decent houses in slums, says Lobby

A lobby in Kisumu has demanded prudent utilisation of housing tax to build decent and affordable housing for residents in the informal settlements in the country. Grassroot Trust for community organisation coordinator Lawrence Apiyo said residents in slums deserve decent housing units according to the United Nations Habitat General Assembly’s decision to prioritise housing. As

A housing sector activist is demanding prudent utilization of housing taxes to build decent and affordable houses in informal settlements as the world marked UN Habitat Day.

Grassroots Trust for Community Organization coordinator Lawrence Apiyo said dwellers in slums deserve decent housing units. Apiyo proposed that the housing tax should be revisited to ensure proper structures are put in place for the effective implementation of the government’s affordable housing agenda. “We want the government to focus more on the low-income category of


A section of Kisumu civil society members and residents, on Wednesday morning, chose to camp at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital’s mortuary, for a daytime vigil, in line with calls by the opposition in Solidarity with those who were killed or Maimed by the Police Members of the group said that they