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Property Tax Reform: An Evaluation of Lagos State Land Use Charge, 2001.
(International Journal of Law and Management. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. United Kingdom., 2011)
Purpose-The Lagos State land use charge (LUC) 2001 represents a radical and wholesome restructuring of the entire erstwhile land-based tax system in the state, and the first of its kind in Nigeria. The purpose of this paper ...
Infrastructure Finance in Lagos Metropolis
(The Lagos Journal of Environmental Studies. Faculty of Environmental Science, University of Lagos. Lagos-Nigeria., 2010)
Infrastructure in Nigeria from roads to railways, from electricity generation to water supplies were neglected for decades. Hence situation requires drastic overhaul and expansion. Lagos state is faced with crumbling roads ...
Global Goal, Local Context: Pathways to Sustainable Urban Development in Lagos, Nigeria
(University of Lagos Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development. Akoka-Yaba, Lagos-Nigeria., 2021)
This chapter argues that at the core of the opportunity to deliver sustainable urban development in Nigeria is the lack of capacity to mainstream global goals at the municipal level. The chapter thus address the ...
Housing Production As a Panacea to Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria
(Common Wealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy., 2004-04-24)
Housing has been acknowledged as the engine of economic growth because of its inherent investment opportunities and the multipliers effect. Unfortunately, Nigeria never explored these opportunities. Past neglects has ...
Housing Cooperative As A Tool for Affordability and Availability
(Housing Today- Journal of AHCN. Special Edition., 2009)
Land Use Charge Law 2001 of Lagos State: An Overview and the Need for Property Tax Reform in Nigeria
(The Lagos Journal of Environmental Studies. Faculty of Environmental Science, University of Lagos. Lagos-Nigeria., 2002-10)
Property tax is a veritable source of urban finance when properly administered Poor administration can impose a burden on payers and lead to distortion in property market. The paper traced the history of property tax in ...
Exploring the Market for Home Improvement Financing in Urban Areas.
(Department of Estate Management/ University of Lagos, Centre for Housing Studies, University of Lagos-Nigeria., 2021)
Accessibility of finance for new housing construction has been a significant preoccupation in research, policy, and advocacy circles. Access to finance for maintenance and improvement of the home once acquired remains a ...
Housing Finance Between Social Needs and Economic Realities: The Dilemma of Policy Transfer Under Neo-Liberalism
(European Networks of Housing Research. Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands., 2010-03-08)
To show how the interplay between social needs and economic realities affects housing policy in developing countries. The paper addressed a very topical issue of housing finance policy of low income dwellers in rapidly ...
‘The Omo-Onile Issue is scary’: Narratives of the struggles of co-operative societies in Land Assembly in Peri-Urban Lagos.
(University of Lagos Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development. University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Lagos-Nigeria., 2020)
This study provides a narrative of the struggles and coping mechanisms of co-operative societies as they navigate the terrain of informal land markets with 'Omo Onile' as the major operatives. It documents ...
The Impact of Housing Quality on Health in Lagos State, Nigeria.
(Health Policy and Development. Uganda Martyr's University Press (UMU). Kampala-Uganda., 2009-08)
Housing is an important determinant of health. Housing quality is a related to the health status of the occupants-bad houses have sick residents who are more likely to spend more on health care. This study looked at two ...