What is AHCN?

The Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria (AHCN) is an umbrella organization for all federal and state housing agencies, housing research institutes, mortgage establishments and private property developers.

The AHCN was inaugurated at Enugu on the 28th May, 1964 by the defunct four regional housing corporations and the Lagos Executive Development Board, (LEDB)(now LSDPC).  Today, membership of the Association has swelled to 50 member organizations including the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Federal Housing Authority (FHA) and Nigerian Building & Road Research Institute (NBRRI), etc.  All the 36 states Housing Agencies are members.

Aims and Objectives

  • To ensure the increased availability of dwelling houses in Nigeria.
  • To provide the means for consultation among government departments or ministries, public statutory and private organizations whose functions/interests are related to the provision of adequate housing for the citizens of Nigeria.
  • To foster, promote and stimulate through joint or individual action, the planning, construction, and financing of real estates and dwellings.
  • To provide means of communication and consultation and where feasible, joint action with public and private organizations of other countries, and with international organizations or agencies, for the provision of housing and infrastructure.


The affairs of the Association are conducted entirely by the Council.  The Council is the governing body and the highest policy making organ of the Association.  The Council is empowered to appoint such committee or co-opt persons as it may deem expedient for the smooth running of the Association. Every member organization has representatives in the Council.



The Secretariat of the Association is located at the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation, LSDPC Headquarters at No 1, Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos


Membership of the Association is open to organisations that are statutorily constituted or licensed to engage in real estate development, mortgage finance or housing research.  Read more here