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In collaboration with the private sector, deliver at least 1.5 million affordable housing units to the people in the next 5 years.


Downward Review of the target to build 1.5 million affordable houses in the next 5 years.



Jan. 29, 2020

Ahead of the 2018 general election, Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party made a pledge to build 1.5 million homes in the five-year period leading up to 2023. As part of ZimFact’s Promise Checker series, we checked on progress on this promise. The government admits it is missing this target, and is revising its plans. The 1.5 million five-year housing plan would have demanded that the country would build an average of 300,000 houses per year. This target has now been revised downwards. 

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