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Has low-cost housing taken precedence?

Has low-cost housing taken precedence?

Low-cost housing is the dire need since the housing backlog is around 10 million units in Pakistan at the moment. Let alone the impoverished and the poor or the working class to be precise, even the lower-middle class cannot think …

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Construction and housing to revive economic glory

Construction and housing to revive economic glory

Efforts are being made by the government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan to revive the construction and real estate sector, as the country faces Covid-19 pandemic hitting economic growth. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) involves construction of highways, railways …

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Possibility of affordable housing

Possibility of affordable housing

*Mera Pakistan Mera Ghar buzzword a three-pronged benefits for country’s homeless population Poor access to affordable housing results in unequal home ownership: proprietorship remains concentrated in the top income bracket, leaving a limited supply of housing for low-income households. Housing …

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State of housing sector in Pakistan

State of housing sector in Pakistan

As a worldwide commonality housing backlog is the biggest outcome of continued urbanization. Land, infrastructure, finance, administrative bodies, real estate markets and most importantly role of government are most significant factors in this regard, and the tool through which the …

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Least Affordable Housing Markets

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The rise in housing prices continues to outpace the increase in wages across many parts of the world. For many cities, modest gains made in median yearly wages have been overshadowed by significantly higher increases in the cost of housing for the …

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