National Housing and Construction Company. National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC) is a Ugandan public enterprise that was established by the National Housing Corporation Act of 1964. The act was later repealed by the 1974 Decree to form National Housing and Construction Corporation. In July 2002, the Corporation became a Public Limited liability company known as National Housing and Construction Company Limited. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes in an organized environment.
Housing Finance Bank Uganda Ltd Incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Housing Finance Bank is committed to maintaining its profitability and improving delivery of shelter by availing mortgage loan facilities. The company has recorded steady growth in deposits, mortgage assets and shareholder equity.
http://www.housingfinance.co.ug/ Uganda Law Soceity The Uganda Law Society (ULS) is a corporate body established by the Uganda Law Society Act (Cap.276) with perpetual succession and a common seal. The Uganda Law Society has a membership of over One Thousand Two Hundred advocates (1200) spread across the entire regions of the country.
Uganda Society of Architects The Uganda Society of Architects (USA), emerged initially from the East African Institute of Architects, Uganda Chapter. In 1966 the Uganda Society of Architects was formed after the Uganda Chapter streamlined itself from the East African Institute of Architects. The main objective of the Society was to bring together architects from all over Uganda in a union of their professional associations.
Since its establishment, the USA has produced an extensive series of practice, management and law reports on matters related to architectural practices and building in Uganda generally. The Society has also been actively engaged in many other areas including; building contracts, architects' fees, conditions of engagement, architects manual, seminars, workshops, reports, liaison with other organizations and publication of books on practice matters in Uganda.
The Society, together with the Architects Registration Board, are the two professional institutional bodies for architects in Uganda. The Society is a member of the East Africa Institute of Architects (EAIA), Africa Union of Architects (AUA), Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) and the International Union of Architects (UIA). The corporate membership body today stands at 230 members with active practicing architects at 120. http://www.architectsuganda.org/directory/practices1.html
This useful link below will show you a detailed summary of the steps, time and cost involved in registering property, assuming a standardized case of an entrepreneur who wants to purchase land and a building that is already registered and free of title dispute.