National Housing Scheme: Federal Government receives over 10,000 applications

The Ministry of Works and Housing has received over ten thousand application through it portal recently opened for Nigerians to subscribe to the Federal Government’s National Housing Programme.

However, following dedicated attention to the processing of the applications by the Web Management Team, the Ministry has advised applicants to ensure strict compliance to the requirements by uploading complete and only valid documents on the portal.

Responding to complaints by subscribers having difficulty in applying, the Ministry has re-emphasised the requirements for the online registration for the prospective applicants to be valid and successful as; passport photograph, current certified Tax Clearance/Payment Slip  and means of Identification.

The identification are current National I.

D, Drivers licences, International passport and Voter Card as well as letter of first appointment and Gazette of confirmation of appointment (for Public Servants).

The Ministry explained the reasons why some applications are not successful to include; not having current Tax Clearance Certificate, evidence of Tax Clearance, no Pay Slip, non-submission of Memorandum of Acceptance, incomplete or inconsistent documents and not having valid means of Identification or submission of expired one.

It assured all prospective applicants who complied with all the registration requirements of a hitch free subscription and successful applicants for the homes will be notified via the e-mail addresses they supplied.

Alternatively, applicants can log in to their profile to check the status of their application.

Recently the Ministry launched an online Web-Portal: https://nhp.


ng  for the sales of the completed houses across some states of the federation and the online sales is on-going.

The National Housing Programme (NHP) is a Federal Government of Nigeria’s development agenda for addressing Housing needs.

The programme commenced in the year 2016 in 34 States and the FCT.

Following an approval by the Federal Executive Council, the completed housing units all over the country are to be sold to low and medium income groups through mortgage and Rent-to-Own subscription windows 
With the unveiling of the portal, Nigerians can now apply for the houses in the 34 states and  FCT of the country by paying a Non-Refundable application fee of N10, 000.

00 (Ten Thousand Naira) only through Remita.

Thereafter, a pin would be generated for the applicant access to the portal to complete the application process.

The breakdown of the status update as recorded on they web-portal platforms as at Thursday, shows that, out of the total number of 10,543 applicants, 10,206 applications are pending, 238 applications have been successfully submitted and 115 applications were approved.

The Ministry hereby appealed for strict compliance with the stipulated requirements for easy processing and approval of application.


National Housing Scheme: Federal Government receives over 10,000 applications

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