• Applications are being accepted at University of Lagos School of Postgraduate Studies

    Applications are being accepted at University of Lagos School of Postgraduate Studies for Master of Housing Development and Management for the 2020/2021 session. A Professional Masters programme.

    The programme is specially designed for all practitioners in the built environment to enhance their skills, knowledge and expertise in the housing sector, a crucial area of national development.

    The details of the programme are as follows:

    For Whom:    Real Estate …

  • CHSD STATEMENT ON HOUSING AND COVID-19

    Release date: 27th April 2020 

     

    CHSD STATEMENT ON HOUSING AND COVID-19    

    EMERGING PATTERNS OF HOUSING IMPACT 

    In order to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Federal Government of Nigeria mandated the total lock down of FCT Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states from March 30, 2020. Since then, the Governors’ Forum has instituted inter-state travel ban across the country, all in efforts to prevent and contain imminent community …

  • Think-tank proposes housing industry revival strategy to FG

    Think-tank proposes housing industry revival strategy to FG

    Following expectations that the much-needed bailout fund for the revival of the stalled real estate or housing projects is likely to fail without a blueprint, the University of Lagos Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development (CHSD), an urban policy think tank, has proposed a multi-integrated approach to housing provision across the country.

    The financially viable model, tagged National Housing Initiative (NHI) would …

  • POST DOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION AT THE CENTRE FOR HOUSING AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

     

    POST DOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION AT THE CENTRE FOR HOUSING AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS 

     

    Background 

    The Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development (chsunilag.com) at the University of Lagos was established in 2013 to provide learning and research support for evidence-based policy and practice for the housing sector in Africa.  It is the ARUA Centre for Excellence in Urbanization and Habitable cities, thus coordinating …

  • Housing and Coronavirus Protection

    Greetings! 

    We are seeking to understand how housing adequacy affects the ability of residents of Lagos and Ogun States to protect themselves and their families from the Coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic. In recent times, there has been a Presidential order to lock-down these two states, due to the densities and travel traffic between them. Your answers would help provide better understanding on how people can keep safe in their homes. 

    Please complete the survey by clicking on the …

  • Determinants of Location Choices By Slum Dwellers in Lagos Megacity

    he Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development ARUA CoE held an the "Determinants of Location Choices By Slum Dwellers in Lagos Megacity" seminar on the 20th of  February 2020 at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences Board Room. The Speaker Dr. Olabisi Badmus who is a Town Planner and a Research fellow at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany elucidated the factors that determine the areas choices by slum members in lagos state, She also talked about ways in which slums can be upgraded, …

  • Housing and Regeneration Transdisciplinary Meeting

    Housing and Regeneration Transdisciplinary Meeting

    The Housing and Regeneration Cluster of the Centre hosted a meeting on Transit Oriented Development (TOD) on the 3rd of March, 2020 at the Centre. The objective of the meeting was to identify issues surrounding transportation and Transit Oriented Development as it affects housing in Lagos State. Specific agencies within the government were in attendance of this meeting, in order to give more insight into the activities of the  …

  • Home Ownership and Economic Prosperity Masterclass

    The Centre For Housing and Sustainable Development held a Masterclass on "Home Ownership And Economic Prosperity" at the Social Media Week 2020 on the 25th of February 2020. The Speaker, Centre's Founding Director Professor Nubi gave an enthusing seminar on various alternatives into Home Ownership in Lagos. The Masterclass, meant for the general audience also emphasised practical housing investment ideas. .

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