Eight central provinces continue to enjoy housing support policy by 2021

The policy to support disadvantaged households in eight provinces including Thanh Hoa, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Binh Dinh in building houses to prevent floods, storms in accordance the Decision 48/2014/QD-TTg is scheduled to expire, said the Ministry of Construction.

Accordingly, five out of eight provinces which join in the project funded by Green Climate Fund (GCF) including Thanh Hoa, Quang Binh, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai continue to implement the Decision 48 by 2021. The remaining provinces will keep implementing the Decision till 2020.

The ministry asked the above-mentioned localities continue checking and adjusting the list of disadvantaged households as well as plan to implement the program in every year and report to the ministries of construction, finance and planning and investment.

The ministry of construction required the provinces to balance capital sources from the provincial budget and cooperate with the Vietnam Bank for Social Policy to support local households to enjoy preferential loans.

BICH QUYEN –Translated by Tram Mai

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