The Oshakati Town Council has availed land to private contractor BH properties for the construction of 509 houses at Ompumbu extensions one and two. Mayor of Oshakati, Leonard Hango says this is to provide residents with better housing, water, and electricity. Owner of BH Properties Benjamin Hauwanga said they will construct 509 houses at the cost of N$305 million for three years. BH Properties will service the land and construct houses at their own cost with the project expected to provide employment to about 600 people.