Posted On:  December 2013

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Ghana’s Shortage of Affordable Housing

December 17, 2013 - By 

Accra (Ghana) – When filmmaker Leslie Amponsah was shown round a squalid and waterlogged property up for rent in a suburb of Accra, Ghana, she was quoted a monthly rate that was barely affordable, even on a decent income, and was told that the landlord wanted two years up front. The estate agent would also be charging a 10% commission, she was reminded, and was already being paid a fee for every viewing.

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