Housing Dilemma - New City Laws to Allow Flats in Posh Areas

The increased demand for housing in Nairobi, which has a population of more than four million people, has prompted the county government to come up with new ways to meet the demand.

Consequently, late last year the county government passed a motion allowing the construction of commercial centres and highrise apartments in upmarket neighbourhoods.

The county government plans to introduce a new zoning policy. The areas to be affected include Zones 4, which comprises Spring Valley, Riverside Drive, Kileleshwa, Kilimani, Thompson and Woodley.

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