FG Completes Allocation of Houses for First Batch NHP Allottees Nationwide

Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja

The Federal Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has concluded the allocation of the first batch of completed houses across the states for successful applicants under the National Housing Programme (NHP).

The announcement was contained in a press statement released by the office of the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Marcus Ogunbiyi, signed by the Director of Information and Public Relations in the ministry, Badamasi Salisu.

The permanent secretary stated that the first batch of the allocation process was concluded after a review of the conditions and procedures for sales of houses under the programme as conveyed in a circular with Ref. No. DPBH/645/1/643 from the ministry on December 29, 2023.

He disclosed that out of a total of 8,925 applications that were received, 1,294 were for outright payment, 2,408 for mortgage plan, 2184 for rent-to-own scheme while 3,039 chose the instalment payment mode.

Ogunbiyi  informed the general public that the offer of new provisional allocation letters for the first batch of successful applicants under the outright payment mode were ready.

He added that the successful subscribers would be contacted by the Federal Controllers of Housing and Urban Development in the states as well as the Chairman/Chief Executive Officers, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) as from Thursday, April 18, 2024 for collection.

“Applicants under the mortgage, rent-to-own and instalment payment modes who should be subscribers to the National Housing Fund (NHF) are presently undergoing profiling,” he added.

The permanent secretary, however, noted that there are no completed houses in Abia, Lagos, Bayelsa and Rivers states as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“Allocation of houses in these states will be done upon the completion of the housing units later in the year,” he stated.

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