Over 100,000 residential units delivered to applicants in Government Week

TEHRAN- On the occasion of the Government Week (starting on August 24), 101,278 residential units were handed over to the applicants in a ceremony attended by President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday.

The mentioned units were delivered to the applicants in the cities and villages throughout the country.

As reported, the largest number of units that were delivered to applicants in different provinces belongs to Khorasan Razavi province with 9,477 units, followed by Tehran with 8,728 units, Hamedan with 7,258 units, Kerman with 6, 613 units, and Hormozgan with 5,224 units.

Two weeks ago, Transport and Urban Development Minister Mehrdad Bazrpash announced that 1.55 million units of the National Housing Movement plan are under construction across the country.

The minister announced that the government is facilitating the provision of land to mass builders that are participating in this plan.

“In the housing production sector, in order to accelerate and facilitate the construction of housing units, we need more participation of the private sector and mass builders,” he said.

Earlier in June, Bazrpash said that 3,000 hectares of land have been allocated to the National Housing Movement so far.

National Housing Movement to construct four million housing units in four years is one of the major plans of the current government in the housing sector.

According to the plan, out of these four million residential units, 3.2 million units will be constructed in cities and 800,000 units in villages, some of these units are currently being constructed after providing lands and preparing the necessary conditions.

After National Housing Action Plan (started in 2018), National Housing Movement is the government’s second major program to provide affordable housing units for the low-income classes.

The operation for the construction of 209,212 residential units of the National Housing Movement began in February 2022.

The ceremony to begin the mentioned operation and also to launch some development projects in the housing sector was attended by former Transport and Urban Development Minister Rostam Qasemi.

Also, in July 2022, the minister inaugurated a project for the construction of the first group of affordable housing units for laborers under the framework of the National Housing Movement.


Source: Tehran Times