Social housing will be built in Cantemir, Cahul and Cimislia districts. The decision was taken on July 26 2018, in the Supervisory Committee of the Implementation Unit for the Project for the construction of housing for socially vulnerable II, which took place in Chisinau and chaired by the Minister of Agriculture, Regional Development and the Environment, the Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, Liviu Volconovici.
"The project of social housing is an opportunity for young people in the budgetary sector who want to build their future in the Republic of Moldova. Including this project, the Government aims to efficiently overcome an old challenge - housing with low income citizens, families with many children, young specialists who are currently unable to afford a house, the fact that more and more local authorities express their interest in participating in the project is encouraging, "the Minister of Agriculture, Regional Development and the Environment, the Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, Liviu Volconovici.
At the meeting, Iunona Lungul, Manager of the Implementation Unit of Phase II of the Social Dwelling Construction Project, made some clarifications.
According to the Project Manager, Iunona Lungul, in total, 91 social apartments will be built in the three districts by the end of 2019.
During the meeting of the Supervisory Committee, the results of the previous project in Nisporeni, Leova, Fălești, Rezina and Glodeni districts. Thus, 185 apartments in the Nisporeni and Leova districts were finalized, and another 132 apartments from the Falesti, Rezina, Glodeni districts, will be finalized by the end of this year.
In order to achieve the second phase of social housing construction in our country, the Council of Europe Development Bank offers the Republic of Moldova a loan of 20.4 million euros for up to 20 years. In the Phase II of the project, about 700 social homes will be built for 2,500 low income people.
Social housing is distributed by special commissions set by district councils under Regulation which stipulates the terms and conditions of management, eligibility criteria and categories. Social apartments are offered in rent, under a contract with the local authority.