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Ministry of Housing working towards providing social security

Ministry of Housing functioning towards offering social safety

In the location of Town Planning and Surveying, the ministry is functioning on preparing plans and figuring out land usage at the level of cities and villages in coordination with the Supreme Council for Planning. During the period from January to October this year, the ministry ready a lot more plans and enclaves, which offered a lot more than 18,000 plots for different utilizes distributed across the governorates of the sultanate.

The land planned for residential use constituted the highest percentage planned. More than 11,000 residential plots have been planned in all governorates.

In the field of land distribution, the ministry has distributed a lot more than 34,000 plots in different governorates of the sultanate in the course of this year till the finish of October.

The highest percentage of distribution was in the Governorate of Dakhliyah with a lot more than seven with a total of a lot more than 30,000 residential plots.

The program in the sultanate is primarily based on the actual estate registration program. This facilitates the smooth and secure circulation of the home in order to preserve rights by registering home in the land registration documents and encouraging investment in all its fields by facilitating legal procedures, land for investment purposes in accordance with the proper to use program.

Between January and October of this year, the ministry registered roughly 55,000 plots for the very first time for different utilizes in the sultanate.

The actual estate worth in the sultanate in the course of the exact same period amounted to a lot more than RO224,572,100 although the total costs collected via legal actions stood at a lot more than RO70,838,000.

During the period from January to October of this year, 341,619 of the home in the different governorates of the sultanate and the governorate of North Batinah ranked very first of the total legal actions.

As for the GCC nationals’ ownership of actual estate in the sultanate, their quantity according to the laws of ownership of actual estate in the sultanate was 1,210.

The ministry authorized a series of measures in order to regulate the actual estate sector to meet the developing demand for housing for all segments of society and offer proper atmosphere to allow the private sector to attract the essential investments.

The actual estate brokerage program has been activated by granting actual estate brokerage offices the powers to total the actual estate transactions in order to activate partnership among the ministry and the private sector to regulate the brokerage company legally. The actual estate improvement procedures integrated laying the foundation stone for the project of ‘integrated residential neighbourhoods’ in Barka in South Batinah governorate.

It has 1,000 housing units among distinct apartments and villas with international specifications.

The ministry offers 3 housing programmes, namely housing units, housing help and housing loans, in accordance with the laws that take into consideration the living and social situations of this crucial segment of society.

The quantity of households benefiting from the housing help programme authorized and linked in the course of the final year, was 242 households in different governorates. They have been paid RO5,200,000. The ministry completed building projects of 168 housing units and a council with public facilities to a worth of RO6,815,343. It also completed the building of 46 housing units worth a lot more than RO1,980,028, and residential units, mosques, majlis and public facilities in a quantity of governorates of the sultanate at a total price of RO452,624.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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