Housing

The information presented in this section should serve as a guide to newcomers to Accra who might be interested in renting, leasing or purchasing a property. However, it does not represent a guarantee on behalf of NAWA. The prospective tenant or purchaser should take all necessary precautions to ensure that the transaction is devoid of set-backs.

Housing in Accra is becoming more and more expensive. Many corporations and organizations are basing their regional offices in Accra and this is one of the reasons rental costs are skyrocketing.

Depending on the area that you choose to reside in, you may need to budget for up to US$4000/month for a three-bedroom house. Landlords often require one-year payment in advance, but more often request two to three years' rent. This is against the law, but is common practice, nonetheless. Compounds have become more common. Be sure to check what is and is not included, such as security, water tank or bore hole, generator, and common facilities such as a pool or party area.

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