Sunday, 17 Nov 2019 | 20 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Ministry of Housing distributes plots, provides home options

Ministry of Housing distributes plots, gives house alternatives

Town organizing and surveying

In 2017, the ministry distributed much more than 66,000 plots in the sultanate’s governorates. The biggest quantity of plots distributed was in Dakhliyah governorate with a total of 14,166 plots for numerous utilizes. Residential plots accomplished the highest quantity at 52,079 across all governorates.

Land distribution

During the initial half of 2018, much more than 22,000 plots have been handed more than for numerous utilizes in all governorates of the sultanate.

The maximum quantity of plots of land was granted to the Dakhliyah governorate. Altogether 19,000 plots have been distributed in Dakhliyah governorate which had much more than four,000 residential plots.

The quantity of industrial plots distributed throughout the exact same period in the sultanate’s governorates reached 414 and most of them have been in the South Batinah governorate with 169 plots. While industrial cum residential plots reached 891, 493 comparable plots have been distributed in Dhofar governorate.

Ownership verification and registration

The ministry has established departments of ownership verification and registration in each and every governorate, which is concerned with studying registered applications with a view to guarding the rights of citizens by legal implies and locating options to all land claims problems to limit illegal land holdings.

The quantity of meetings held in the initial half of the present year was 500 although the quantity of applications reviewed was five,838. The quantity of registered ownership verification circumstances was eight,580, 62 per cent of the choices have been taken by division

Land registry

The total legal activities such as promoting and purchasing and mortgage throughout the initial half of this year amounted to much more than RO1.4mn via the completion of much more than 60,000 genuine estate transactions.

The quantity of lands registered for the initial time in the numerous governorates of the sultanate throughout the exact same period was much more than 35,000 plots for numerous utilizes of which 29,000 plots have been for allocated for residential purposes.

The quantity of house deeds issued throughout the exact same period was 116,000 with Muscat governorate recording the highest quantity at 25,216.

The quantity of house deeds issued to the citizens of the GCC nations was 812 throughout the initial half of the present year exactly where the UAE nationals topped the list at 368.

Real estate improvement

The ministry has authorized a series of measures regulating the genuine estate sector in order to regulate it to meet the developing demands for housing for all segments of society and supply proper atmosphere for investments by the private sector. The genuine estate brokerage method has been activated by granting brokerage offices the powers of enhancing company activities in order to activate the partnership among the ministry and the private sector to organise the brokerage company legally. Many procedures have been applied in order to develop homes as a remedy to offering sufficient housing for citizens.

Social housing

The Ministry of Housing gives social housing programmes for low-earnings and social safety households. The ministry provides 3 programmes: totally free housing units, housing help (upkeep of old properties) and housing loans (to develop a new house).

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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