• 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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  • "Beyond The Market state: Harnessing the Potentials of the Commons" Book Launch by Silke Helfrich

    "Beyond The Market state: Harnessing the Potentials of the Commons" Book Launch by Silke Helfrich

    The Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development successfully hosted Silke Helfrich who delivered a public lecture on "Beyond the Market State: Harnessing the potential of the Commons". The public lecture held on Tuesday March 3, 2020 at Biodun Sobanjo Centre of Excellence, University Lagos. The lecture was followed by a seminar with the Pro.poor urban development and management cluster, …

  • Webinar WUF 10 Announcement!!

    WUF10 Webinar 

    Bridging research and policy for equitable global development

    Connecting regional networks to encourage sustainable urban development across research and policy cultures

    WEBINAR

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 16:00 CET

    Join here: https://zoom.us/j/595364399

    Meeting ID: 595-364-399

    No registration needed!

    More information at: http://habitat-unit.de/en/events/webinar-ii/

    Many cities and regions world-wide experience enormous rates of growth and …

  • Call for Applications: Critical Thinking and Writing for Urban Studies Researchers in Nigeria.

    Call for Applications

    Critical Thinking and Writing for Urban Studies Researchers in Nigeria

    The Urban Studies and Planning Department, University of Sheffield and the Centre for Housing and Sustainable development, University of Lagos invites applications from Nigerian researchers with research interests related to urban studies, based at a Nigerian university or research institution. The writing workshops are funded through the British Academy Writing Workshops 2020, and will …