Of Botswana’s 2 million
people, approximately 62 percent live in urban areas. In 2013, the total
population grew at 0.9 percent, whereas the urban population grew at 1.9
percent (WDI 2014).
Botswana Housing Corporation is a parastatal under the Ministry of Lands & Housing. The Corporation was established by an Act of Parliament in 1971. In brief, the Corporation's Mandate as outlined under section 14 of the HS Act is as follows: