Number of families to receive rental apartments in 2020 in Kazakhstan
12 600 Kazakhstani families will receive rental housing this year. First Deputy Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairbek Uskenbaev spoke about plans for implementing the Nurly Zher program, Kazpravda.kz reports.
"90 billion tenge is envisaged for the construction and purchase of rental housing without a purchase option. It is planned to provide rental housing for 12,600 families: 6,000 large families, 1,000 young professionals and 5,600 people on the waiting lists of socially vulnerable categories," Uskenbaev informed at a government meeting.
According to him, since 2017, 207 billion tenge has been allocated for the construction of credit housing. These funds are used in akimats on a revolving basis, and about 100 billion tenge of these funds annually provide commissioning of housing.
"At the instruction of the Head of State, the National Bank additionally allocated KZT180 billion to support the construction industry in a crisis and ensure employment. To receive these funds, akimats are preparing to issue bonds; it is scheduled for April 7. 8 regions are ready to buy bonds, 8 regions are at the stage of implementation. We ask akimats of Almaty, Aktobe, Mangistau, Karaganda, Akmola, West Kazakhstan, Pavlodar and North Kazakhstan regions to boost the work. Atyrau region refused to implement the project", - added the speaker.
He noted that a total of 25,700 families will be provided with credit housing.