Homeowners in Lagos, Nigeria have the rare privilege of living in an estate with modern amenities for horse racing.
This effort is part of Building Diagnostic's new and unique approach to housing and community development. The Lagos community, which stands on a large parcel of land estimated about 62 hectares, will provide its residents access to horses and horse-related sports as part of their living experience.
Federal Programs Related to - Housing, General/Other
Programs that seek to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations, home improvement programs, housing location assistance and a variety of housing alternatives.
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Nobel Peace Prize winner, founder of Grameen Bank and chairman, Muhammad Yunus, writes about happiness: That happiness comes from many sources, not as the current economic framework assumes, just from making money.
A New, Innovative Approach to Housing and Community Development