Some 9,000 housing solutions will be funded under a short to medium term housing programme by the National Housing Trust (NHT). The two-year project will cost of approximately $25 billion. The NHT says the move will enable thousands of families to realize their dream of owning a home. Additionally, it says the trust is to boost the housing solutions available to contributors through a mix of NHT directed schemes and joint financing projects with private developers. The NHT says the housing projects, some of which are already underway, will involve a mix of houses and residential lots in 42 developments.