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Iraq struggles to overcome Housing crisis

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq struggles to overcome housing crisis According to Abdul-Zahra Al-Hindawi, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Planning, the country needs 2.5M additional housing units. The full report can be viewed here (registration required).

NIC appoints Firms to Investigate Bismaya Housing Project

By John Lee. The Chairwoman of the National Investment Commission (NIC), Suha Daoud Najjar, has received approval from Iraq's Council of Ministers to hire an international law and an international auditing firm to investigate previous contracts at the Bismaya Residential City. According to a statement from the NIC, the firms will "propose a financial model, […]

Egyptian Contractors to get $450m Iraqi Housing Projects

By John Lee. Three Egyptian construction companies are poised to win major contracts for housing projects in Iraq. In an interview with Egypt's Al-Dustour news service, Jaber Al-Hassani, Undersecretary of the Iraqi Ministry of Housing, said Iraq intends to sign contracts this month with three companies nominated by the Egyptian Ministry of Housing; one will […]

Sagman Wins another Housing Contract in Iraq

By John Lee. SAGMAN Company for Construction and Contracting Ltd has won a new contract with the United Nations Secretariat in Iraq. The $193,116 deal is for the construction of 15 core housing units in Sinjar (Tel Qasab Complex) District, in Ninewa Governorate. In November, the company was awarded a a contract for the construction […]

$1.5m Contract Awarded for UNAMI Camp in Baghdad

By John Lee. Abeer Alshimal Company For General Contracting Ltd., which has offices in Erbil, Dohuk and Mosul, has won a contract with UNAMI for the construction of "new infrastructure with new accommodation, office, welfare buildings at UNAMI Tamimi camp inside the Green Zone in Baghdad." The contract is valued at $1,567,215 and the end […]

Housing, Land and Property Rights in Iraq

Housing, Land and Property Rights in Iraq - An Assessment of Progress Towards Durable Solutions in Line with the Pinheiro Principles Since the 1960s, housing, land and property (HLP) challenges faced by the people of Iraq have varied throughout different waves of conflict and displacements. These problems worsened during the period of conflict with the […]