The Federal Government (FG) has issued a warning to applicants for the National Housing Program, NHP, against using forged documents.
It recommended applicants to upload only complete and legitimate documents to the portal to ensure strict compliance with the standards.
Mrs Boade Akinola, Director, Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Works and Housing, stressed the need for passport photographs, current certified Tax Clearance/Payment Slips, and means of identification such as current National I.D, Drivers licenses, International passports, and Voter Cards, as well as a letter of first appointment and Gazette of confirmation of appointment, in a statement released over the weekend.
Not having a current Tax Clearance Certificate, evidence of Tax Clearance, no Pay Slip, non-submission of Memorandum of Acceptance (MOA), incomplete or inconsistent documents, and not having valid means of Identification or submitting an expired one are among the reasons why some applications are not successful, according to the Ministry.
It did promise, however, that all prospective candidates who met all the registration conditions would receive a hassle-free membership, and that successful applicants for the homes would be notified via the e-mail addresses they provided.
Alternatively, it stated that candidates can check the status of their application by logging into their profile.
The Ministry of Works and Housing recently opened an online Web-Portal for the selling of completed houses in several states within the federation, and the online sales are still underway.
The National Housing Programme (NHP) is a development program for the Federal Government of Nigeria to address housing requirements.
In 2016, the initiative was launched in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Following approval by the Federal Executive Council, completed housing units will be marketed to poor and middle-income families through mortgage and rent-to-own subscription windows across the country.
Nigerians can now apply for residences in the country’s 34 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by paying a non-refundable application fee of N10, 000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) solely through Remita.