The government is inching closer to operationalise the housing fund, as it seeks to make housing affordable.


The cost of holding investments in land is set to shoot up as Government pushes counties to raise more cash from land rates.


The 6th Annual Devolution Conference will be held from 4th to 8th March 2019 in Kirinyaga County under the overall theme “Deliver. Transform. Measure. “Remaining Accountable.

Kara participated in the Transforming Transportation 2019 conference held at the World Bank headquarters in Washington DC where the delegates were unanimous that the solution to sustainable transport

Kara has partnered with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) to support selected County Governments in developing solid waste management Policies and Bills for their respective Counties.

The Inspector General (IG) of Police Mr. Joseph Boinnet has said that the NPS will put in place mechanisms for structured engagement with Resident Associations in its efforts to address safety and security challenges in Kenya.

The Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) is seeking to hire a competent resource mobilization officer to drive its fundraising initiatives.



As we come to the close of the year, I wish to take this opportunity to thank you for your support that has enabled us realize several gains throughout the year.


We were honoured to be the recipient of the Town & County Excellence Award 2018.


The government has established its plan on the affordable housing programme in Kenya. According to the plan, the government aims to launch the Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company by February 2019.

Kara hosted the 2nd Annual Resident Associations Excellence Awards (ARAEA) Ceremony on 2nd December 2017 at Sarit Centre.

The 3rd Kara Business Expo & Conference event was successfully held on 15th to 17th November 2018 at the Sarit Center, Nairobi.


Preparations for the 2nd Annual Resident Associations Excellence Awards (ARAEA) are on course.

The 3rd KARA Business Expo & Conference event is set for November 15th – 17th,  2018 at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi.


KARA has partnered with Safaricom to leverage on technology to improve security in member estates.


KARA has partnered with Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) to support development of Policies and Bills on solid waste management for 11 Counties.

KARA and Civil Society Urban Development Platform (CSUDP) have entered into partnership to promote urban citizens dialogue on the Big Four Agenda.


In 2017, The President of Kenya His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta announced his new plan, the ‘Big Four’, to guide the development agenda of the country in the period 2018-2022.

Kara has partnered with USIU on an initiative aimed at promoting user friendly policies that will enhance food safety, reduce urban poverty and improve livability both at the neighborhood and national level.

Nyeri Residents have urged the County Government to facilitate structured public participation and ensure that their views and expectations are reflected in the final development decisions.