The National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament, the Housing Act, Cap. 117 as was a mended in 1967. NHC's primary mandate is to play a principal role in implementing the Government’s Housing Policies and Programmes.
The Corporation Board of Directors consists of the Principal Secretary- Ministry of Land Housing and Urban Development, Cabinet Secretary- The National Treasury and others appointed by the Cabinet Secretary for Land Housing and Urban Development.
The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has its origin in 1953 when the Colonial Government of Kenya created a Central Housing Board through the Housing Ordinance. The Board was the principal medium through which the colonial Government could promote the development of houses for Africans ...... more