Works and Housing minister speaks of plans to clear 2 million housing deficit in 7 years

Works and Housing minister speaks of plans to clear 2 million housing deficit in 7 years

- Ghana is considering the use of modern technology to reduce the housing deficit

- According to the works and housing minister, Samuel Atta Akyea, Ghana has a 2-million housing deficit

The minister of works and housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has revealed that it is possible for Ghana to clear its 2 million housing deficit in seven years.

According to him, the use of affordable but efficient technology could be the solution to Ghana’s housing challenges.

Per a report by Citinewsroom.com, he added that the government is keen on reducing Ghana’s housing deficit within the shortest possible time.

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YEN.com.gh understands that the use of Clever House Technology could help reduce construction time by 80% as well as the cost of material by 60%.

Per a Citinewsroom.com, Atta Akyea said he is aware of propaganda to the effect that it may be a challenge to live in a house built in 10 days.

However, he is of the view that the amenities present in Ghana could be better, as compared to the conventional way, which could last five years.

For that reason, there is the need for an attitudinal change as the intended project is not a toy structure, and for that reason, there is no cause to brainwash anyone, he said.

Atta Akyea further noted that the technology has integrity, so it should be accepted as a modern way of building, as it could assist in reducing the deficit.

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