Inclusive and Affordable Housing in Nigeria: Opportunities, Innovations, and the Importance of Inclusive Policies

Accessing housing is a fundamental need for all human beings, but it is a major challenge in Nigeria. With a rapidly growing population of over 200 million people, more than half of whom reside in urban areas, the country faces a significant housing deficit of 28 million units. A majority of the urban population lives in substandard settlements lacking basic amenities like proper sanitation, security, and infrastructure.