Factors Influencing The Implementation Of Government Housing Projects For Kenya Police Service In Nairobi County, Kenya
There is strong dedication by the government in implementation of housing projects that meets the standards of civil servants however; the success of such projects requires strategic approaches that ensure use of resources in implementation of the housing projects. This study aimed to investigate factors influencing implementation of government housing projects in Kenya police service, Nairobi County. The study was conducted at Kenya police service Headquarters (focusing on three police stations: Central; Pangani and Ruai) and Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development. The study examined the influence of stakeholder involvement, funds availability, project planning and project team competence on implementation of the government housing projects in Kenya police Service, Nairobi County. The study was guided by the following objectives; to determine how stakeholder involvement influences implementation of government housing projects in Kenya Police Service, to examine how funds availability influences implementation of government housing projects in Kenya Police Service, to establish the influence of project planning on the implementation of housing projects in Kenya Police Service, to assess how project team competence influences the implementation of housing project in Kenya Police Service. This study applied descriptive research design. The target population for the study was three hundred (300) staff stationed both at the Kenya police service and the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development (Department of Public works). The study used Krejcie and Morgan formulae to come up with a sample size of 169 respondents. This study employed stratified random sampling technique. The questionnaires were used to collect data from the target population. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics such as frequency distribution, tables and figures. The study also used inferential statistics which involved coefficient of correlation, coefficient of determination and a multiple regression analysis to determine the relationship between the dependent and independent variables. This study found that project team takes time to plan time, cost and resources adequately; stakeholder involvement has been successfully achieved in ensuring effective project implementation. The study established that access to funding promotes effectiveness of KPS housing scheme and that funding improves the effectiveness of KPS housing scheme. The study found out that there was lack of proper channels to address the project planning. The study also found out that project team involved staff with adequate experience in large-scale procurement management intellectual property and legal issues.The study concluded that stakeholder involvement, funds availability, project planning and project team competence influence the implementation of housing projects in Kenya.
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