Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Housing Finance, Mortgage Finance, Housing, Nigeria


The article first, provides a detailed overview of the housing deficit problems in Nigeria and the Government’s efforts at resolving them. The next section briefly conceptualises and reviews the various issues and challenges faced in addressing the housing deficit in Nigeria. The article then discusses the prospects for resolving the housing crisis in Nigeria.

Author Bio

Dr. Aliyu Rafindadi Sanusi is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Central Bank of Nigeria and Staff of the Department of Economics, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Aliyu, Rafindadi Sanusi (2019). Addressing Housing Deficit in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and Prospects. CBN Economic and Financial Review. 57(4), 189-200.



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