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Blockchain Technology Could Transform Australia’s Housing Sector: Report

Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize the housing sector in Australia, according to a study commissioned by a housing nonprofit operating in the country. Per the report prepared by the Australia Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) in conjunction with the University of New South Wales, RMIT University and Swinburne

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Kenyan Gov’t to Use Blockchain in New Affordable Housing Project

Kenya’s government plans to deploy blockchain technology to manage a government housing project of 500,000 units, Kenyan news outlet the Star reported Oct. 15.Within the affordable housing program the government of Kenya reportedly aims to build 500,000 units by 2022, and assist contributors earning less than 100,000 Kenyan Shillings ($992)

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Korean Internet Agency to Develop Blockchain Platform With Housing Finance Corporation

The Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) and the Korea Housing Finance Corporation (HF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop a blockchain-based storage system for documents, Korean news agency Newsis reports July 16. KISA and HF will introduce a blockchain system to manage electronic documents for

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Venezuela’s Housing Minster Reveals Plans To Use Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency For Financing Villas

The Habitat and Housing Minister of Venezuela, Ildemaro Villarroel, revealed the plan of the government to finance construction of houses using Petro, its oil-backed virtual currency. As per the report, the villas will be financed as part of the housing project, la Gran Mision Vivienda Venezuela (GMVV). Through this project,

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