How Much Does It Cost To Build a House In Rwanda

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How Much Does It Cost To Build a House In Rwanda
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Rwanda formerly Ruanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, a country in Central Africa, is very welcoming and a comfortable place to live, irrespective of your class and status in the society.

For those who want to explore its beautiful environments, the cost of building a house in Rwanda goes between RWF5 Million to RWF35 Million ($6,000 to $40,000).

House Price in Rwanda

Here are the prices of houses in Rwanda for those who are interested in buying rather than building.

  • The price of 2 Bedroom in Rwanda is between RWF40,000,000 – 75,000,000

Specs: Beds – 2, 2 Baths.

  • 3 Bedroom in Rwanda is RWF75,000,000

Specs: Beds- 3, Baths 4.

  • 4 Bedroom is between RWF100,000,00 – RWF160,000,000.

Specs: Beds- 4, Bath 2.

House Plans In Rwanda 

Most houses in Rwanda are built in a classic way with a foundation of stones and cement, pillars from concrete, in between blocks from sand and cement, roofs with wooden construction, and many imported materials from Asia. 

In total, the estimate is over 400.000 DU’s (Dwelling Units & apartments). At least 80 percent of the houses should cost between$ 6,000 – $ 50,000.

House Plans In Rwanda Related to incomes:

  • Social housing 43,436 (12.6%) for incomes less than $ 60 /month.
  • Affordable housing 186,163 (54.1%) for incomes up to$330 / month.
  • Mid-range housing 112,867 (32.8%) for incomes up to $4,000 / month.

Best Area to stay in Kigali

The best area to stay in Kigali is Kimihurura and Kacyiru. 

In Kimihurura, popularly called (Kimi), we have a lot of experts and foreigners living there with a lot of beautiful houses, multiple restaurants, and hotels. It is a place you will love to stay while in Kigali.

While Kacyiru is stretching from Kigali Heights all the way down KG 7 Avenue to the US Embassy and a bit beyond, spreading down the hills on either side of the main road.

The area has a lot of NGOs, UN and government offices with a lot of embassies. It is a place to stay while in Kigali.

Affordable Houses in Kigali 

In a bid to make houses affordable in Kigali, the government of Rwanda had launched the construction of 2,000 affordable housing units for average income earners, as part of the government’s efforts to address the situation.

Those targeted are within the income bracket of between 220 United States (U.S) dollars per month and 771 U.S. dollars per month. 

The units will sit on a 30-hectare piece of land between the Nyamirambo and the Rebero sector in Kigali.

The entire project will cost over 50 million U.S. dollars and will easily accommodate about 10,000 residents.

Presently, affordable houses in Kigali goes between 27,000,000 – 50,000,000

Best Building Construction Companies In Rwanda 

  • Fair Construction

This is one of the top five construction companies in Rwanda. Established in 1995 as a civil construction company, Fair Construction has embarked on so many building projects and have become a pioneer in the indigenous large scale construction industry in Rwanda.

  • SMEC Construction, Rwanda

SMEC Construction Company with years of experience in building construction in Rwanda is one of the leading global structural, civil and construction engineering firm with a talent pool of 14,500 people working across a network of more than 130 offices in 40+ countries throughout Asia, Australasia, Africa, the UK, Middle East, and the Americas.

  • EPC Africa

EPC Africa group of companies based in Rwanda with activities in several African countries is specialized in Procurement, Construction, Independent power producers in renewable energy, building and engineering consulting.

  • Strong Construction

Strong Constructions Limited founded by Mr. Evariste Manirarora, and incorporated in Rwanda in 2007 has an objective of carrying out Building & Roads constructions, water supply, and Hillside Irrigation works.

  • Horizon Group

This company is rated as one of the largest local construction companies in Rwanda with an established track record of successful completion of quality civil engineering projects across the country.

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