Escalating cost of cement a threat to a sustainable housing development in Nigeria

Abstract

Omotoso Oluwatuyi ,Simeon-Oke O. Olayemi

Housing, like food clothing, is a basic human need. It is a complex package of goods services which include basic shelter living space, access to amenities, access to work, social services personal security. It saddening disheartening that housing development is now been threading by like in the cost of cement, it could be noted that cement is one the materials used in housing development. The study examines an escalating cost of cement, a threat to a sustainable housing development. It derivers date from secondary sources employs production cost values, market price theory labour theory taxes subsides theories as bases of its theoretical underpinning. The study looks into various factors responsible for cement like offers possible recommendation for its reduction

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