Minister of Housing Assem al-Gazar stated that the number of social housing units established until present is 400,000, while those under construction are 290,000.
The Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Areas clarified on Saturday the status of constructions in “Sakan Misr” and social housing projects in Badr City.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics and the Social Housing Fund released on Monday a report measuring demand on social housing.
They were granted fully-furnished apartments.
Some beneficiaries across the country breached the rules ensuring eligibility to acquire a free fully-furnished apartment.
Unlicensed buildings and huts are demolished after the evacuation of the residents.
The buildings were evacuated once residents reported cracks in the mountain.
The Egyptian government has spent LE 20 billion to develop unsafe areas and provide decent housing for the residents of these areas.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on Saturday six housing projects and three water plants.
Managing director of housing department of North Sinai governorate Mohamed Radwan announced on Sunday the establishment of 472 social housing units.
More than 60,000 applicants submitted an application electronically to benefit from the project, which was launched earlier this week.
Prices of newly-issued units is LE 184,000, up from LE 154,000 which was issued in April of last year.
The lands are targeted at social housing as well as high-end housing projects.
The New Cairo City Development Authority has recovered 2,000 feddans of residential and industrial lands that were encroached upon since 2012.