Over 12,000 National Housing Movement units under construction in Khuzestan

April 30, 2023 - 13:18

TEHRAN- More than 12,000 units of the National Housing Movement plan are under construction in the cities and villages of Khuzestan province, in the southwest of Iran, Mehdi Mohammadi, the director of the national housing plans of the province’s Housing Foundation, announced.

Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mehrdad Bazrpash has said that lands have been given to 136,000 applicants for the construction of National Housing Movement units.

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.


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