The Management of the National Housing Authority (NHA), along with some line ministries and agencies toured its housing facilities in Marshall ( EJ Sirleaf Estate) and its Gobah Town Brewerville Housing Estates.
Speaking to reporters recently, Mr. James Kanneh Project Coordinator disclosed that the estates construction does not only provide support to Government Development Agenda but aids in socio development where over 750 jobs have been created.
Mr. Kanneh further give background of the EJ Sirleaf Estate Project which commenced in March 2015 and has since reached about 95% completion with anticipated full completion by July 20, 2015.
In a brief interview, the Sales & Marketing Manager Mrs. Elizabeth Howe disclosed that the EJ Sirleaf Housing estate contain three bed rooms and two bath and is sold for US $ 20,000.00 per unit with a down payment of 20 % which amount to US $ 4,000 and balance US $16,000 as Mortgage payment over a period of 10 years through the Liberia Bank for Development & Investment.
The Gobah Town Brewerville Housing Estate contains two bed rooms and a bath is being sold at US $11, 000 a down payment of 20 % which amount to US $ 2, 200 and the three bed rooms sold at the cost US $ 20,000.00 with a down payment of US $ 4, 000 and balance US $ 16,000 as mortgage payment over a period of 10 years through the Liberia Bank for Development & Investment.
Line Ministries represent during the tour included Ministry of Public Works, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Lands Mines and Energy and the Ministry of Transport. Agencies represented on the trip included the National Port Authority, Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, Liberia Electricity Corporation and Representation from the Office of the Speaker/National Legislature.
Speaking on behalf of the tour group, Mr. Aaron Ketter a representative of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning expressed thanks and appreciation to the NHA management for the site visit and pledged their willingness to relay information gathered to their colleagues.
He promised to urge his colleagues to take advantage of the NHA Housing units which takes away stress from the acquisition of dubious land and the headache of procuring materials.
The objective of the exercise according to NHA officials is to provide a concise picture of deliverables by the NHA through funding from GOL and NASSCORP