Kazakhstan commissions housing within state program
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 8
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
In 2017 and the first 11 months of 2018, within the Nurly Zher housing program, 22.16 million square meters (sq m) of housing was commissioned in Kazakhstan, Trend reports with reference to the Kazakh media.
According to the Industry and Infrastructure Development Ministry, 197,573 families were able to improve their living conditions thanks to the program. In 2017, some 11.17 million sq m (100,812 homes) was commissioned, and 10.99 million sq m (96,761 homes) in the first 11 months of 2018.
A total of 12.1 million sq m of housing (100,000 homes) were planned to be commissioned in 2018, including 1.3 million sq m through public investment.
The leaders in terms of housing construction for the two years of the state program implementation are the city of Astana (4.7 million sq m), city of Almaty (2.6 million sq m), as well as Mangystau (1.8 million sq m), Aktobe (1.5 million sq m), Atyrau (1.3 million sq m), Almaty (1.3 million sq m) and Kyzylorda (1.2 million sq m) regions.
It should be noted that the Nurly Zher housing construction program was approved in December 2016. In June 2018, it was approved again as a state program.
The goal of Nurly Zher is to increase the availability of housing for Kazakhstan population. The program aims to provide housing for 1.5 million families in the next 15 years.
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