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The Division is managed by Mrs. B.R Mandizha and is responsible for the management of housing matters; maintenance of the Housing Waiting List; allocation of rented accommodation and residential stands and planning of new housing projects. 

Housing Waiting List

At the end of year 2016, the Housing Waiting list had 212 734 applicants. The demand for Housing continued to grow during the Year under review as 34 834 new applicants registered on the Housing Waiting List, an increase of 147 % from the previous year. 29 % of the applicants who were on the housing waiting list in 2015 failed to renew their waiting list details. Therefore, at the end of the year 2016, the number of active applicants on the Housing Waiting List amounted to 151 041 applicants.

Public Private Partnerships

Management has engaged and entered into Public Private Partnerships (PPP) to service stands, build cluster houses and flats in the following areas:

PARTNER’S NAME

LOCATION

Chimcivil

Lochnivar

Exodus/Naldline

Tynwald

Nondo Power

Marlborough & Mabvuku

Shelter Zimbabwe

Mabvuku

Pure Gold

Mabvuku

IDBZ

Marimba

ETA

Belvedere

URBAN RENEWAL           

Mbare

Project Description

Council seeks to upgrade Mbare by the demolition of dilapidated housing infrastructure and replace it with 10 000 new and modern housing units as well as provision of recreational facilities. The proposed development would include flat development on open spaces, refurbishment of existing hostels to family units and upgrading of infrastructure; water and sewer reticulation and roads network.