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The Centre of Excellence for Housing Studies provide bridging the yawning gap that currently exist between academic training in housing and professional skills and practice. The Centre strikes a good balance between delivering the theoretical underpinning of housing provision, management, practice skills transfer and acquisition. The Centre create a network that brings together students, professionals and practitioners to interact, share knowledge and learn. The Centre add value to existing Built Professionals whilst building on the new required Housing Professionals for the purposes of professionals for the purposes of professionally managing and maintaining stock and relationships whilst ensuring that new strategies are designed to help more people on the property ladder in a constructive way.


  • Promoting Excellence in the Advancement of Knowledge in Housing


  • As a Centre of Housing Excellence, we seek to provide a congenial environment for teaching and training, research and service in housing for wealth creation, sustained improvement in quality of life of Ghanaians and poverty reduction in Ghana and Africa.


The broad aim of the Centre of Excellence is to promote the science and art of housing, its standards and ideals and the training and education of those engaged in the profession of housing practice. It also prepares students for joint professional membership to the Chartered Institute of Housing in the UK and that of the Ghana Institute of Housing.  


Colloquium at the Centre of Excellence for Housing Studies

            Speaker(s)                                                                            Topic

1.  Prof. Divine Ahadzie           -      Proposed Community based Framework for Flood Risk Management.

2. Prof. Divine Ahadzie            -      Conceptualising affordable Housing Definition from the Perspective of the Low Income Earners in                                                                    Ghana: Evidence from three Urban Settlement in Kumasi.

3. Dr. Kofi Agyekum                 -      Rising Damp: A deadly but persistent Building Defect

4. Prof. Joshua Ayarkwa         -       Research Impact Metrics and Predatory Journals: How they affect your careers?