• World Habitat Day 2020

    World Habitat Day 2020

    Theme: Housing for All: A better Urban FutureMonday 5th October 2020.

    https://urbanoctober.unhabitat.org/whd

  • Upcoming Webinars for the month of August 2020.

    Dear Colleagues and Friends,

    Trust you are well and keeping safe!

    Please see below information on our upcoming Webinars for the month of August 2020.

    6th August 2020 Title:  “Community-based approaches in response to COVID-19. Opportunities and challenges”Speakers:  From Free-town Sierra Leone, Nigeria Slum/Informal Settlement Federation and University of Lagos.Host:   Housing and Regeneration Research ClusterRegistration Link: https://us02web.zoom. …

  • 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, …