YEREVAN, February 19. /ARKA/. Some 1,280 families in the area stricken in 1988 by Spitak Earthquake will be provided with apartments in 2014, Armenian Urban Planning Minister Samvel Tadevosyan said Wednesday at a news conference.
“In 2013 apartments were provided to 3,800 families and in 2014 other 1,280 families will have their housing problem solved,” he said.
Tadevosyan also said that the ministry continues implementing the social housing program. “Ten apartment blocks have been built in the towns of Maralik and Tsakhkahovit as part of the program, and in one month the settlement process will start,” he said adding that 195 families will get apartments in these ten houses.
The minister said that social houses will be built also in Yerevan. In his words, top-priority categories are socially unsecured and homeless families as well as those having the refugee status and temporary accommodation.
Orphans, socially unsecured families with underage children, single unemployed pensioners anf families with one parent are eligible to receive social housing. -0---