The Government assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade to work with agencies and localities in finalizing a plan to adjust the average retail electricity price in accordance with the new price bracket and the provisions of the law.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on August 20 chaired a nationwide teleconference linking with the 63 cities and provinces on the development of labour market in a flexible, modern, sustainable and globally integrated manner.
Low-income people have difficulty accessing loans to buy social housing due to complicated regulations and procedures; plus, very few social housing projects completed and as a result, the supply can’t meet the growing demand.
Regarding the main tasks and solutions in the coming time, the Government said that, with the development of the domestic and international situation, the implementation of the goals and tasks of the 2022 plan, especially the economic growth target of between 6 percent - 6.5 percent is a huge challenge.
Ho Chi Minh City is making efforts to develop housing so that workers and employees have good accommodation. Experts, representatives of workers, and laborers said that, besides building social housing for sale, authorities in the southern metropolis should develop social housing, and accommodation for rent so that workers and employees can reside in the city long time.
After the struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic for a long time, Ho Chi Minh City authorities have realized many shortcomings in housing development for workers, employees, and people with low incomes. Therefore, for the stage of social-economic recovery and development, the southern metropolis has promoted the construction of social housing projects, accommodation houses, and resettlement houses to accelerate social housing projects to help immigrant workers access better living conditions.
Ho Chi Minh City used to be considered to be in the lead of the country's real estate market. However, in the past few years, many enterprises based in the southern metropolis have had to go to other localities such as Dong Nai, Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Khanh Hoa, Binh Dinh to invest in new projects.
Access to housing for low-income people is often problematic while the demand for affordable social housing among low-income earners is massive. To solve this need, Ho Chi Minh City as well as other localities focus on housing development solutions to help workers’ and employees’ dream come true.
The plan for the prevention and control of Covid-19 and economic recovery includes 11 component projects, consisting of the low-income housing project, said Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC Phan Van Mai at a meeting with voters in districts of 4,7, Nha Be and Can Gio on October 11.
For the 2021-2030, Ho Chi Minh City will prioritize the building of more social houses and cheap houses for low-income workers, said the Department of Construction at a meeting organized yesterday to review the last year mission and implementation of the next year.
Twenty-four social housing projects supplying thousands of apartments have been approved by the People’s Committee of the Central Province of Binh Dinh according to the province’s plan for the period 2016-2020 and 2021-2025 , said Deputy Chairman Phan Cao Thang yesterday.
Fast-growing Ho Chi Minh City has seen the city's stock of affordable housing decline substantially highlighting a strong correlation in population growth and pressure on urban management and traffic infrastructure.
Director of the Department of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan has had a talk with reporter of Sai Gon Giai Phong lately about sustainable poverty reduction as the city is going to finish this program earlier than planned