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Categories revealed for 7,000 social housing flats

Housing Minister Muizz also revealed plans to vacate 256 households from the capital under the ambitious social housing project.

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More than 100 social housing units put up for sale

The flats were put up for sale after its original recipients under a previous government’s social housing programme were unable to secure loans.

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Thousand flats pledged for civil servants

Housing ministry spokesman Ahmed Fazal said the flats would be reserved for those working in the greater Malé region. There are around 24,000 civil servants in the Maldives with the majority working in the capital.

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Police officers offered temporary housing in Malé area

According to amendments brought on Monday to regulations on housing for police, applicants will be awarded points based on an interview, rank, marital status, number of children, and years of service.

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Yet another policy reversal puts affordable housing out of reach for Malé residents

When Malé’s landless families drew lots to choose flats in the newly built Tata blocks in October, the keys to their new homes seemed all but assured. But yet another policy reversal appears to have put the flats out of reach.

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Government makes U-turn on affordable housing pledge

Some 300 families who were awarded flats by former President Mohamed Nasheed’s administration are being asked to pay MVR2million (US$129,701) for a flat, with the housing ministry announcing that it will prioritise families who can make the payment within five years.

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