Bahrain will spend around BD3 billion ($7.91 billion) on government homes and projects by 2017, according to Housing Minister Basem Al Hamer.
Despite reoccurring challenges in the sector, 100,000 houses had been built and loans wo
Around 6,000 new government homes will be ready within the next six months, said a top official, adding they will be handed over to people who have been on a waiting list for 19 years.
Almost half (45 per cent) of Bahrain's 54
Work on the Salmabad housing project is on target for units to be handed over by June-end, following directions from His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
The Housing Ministry has co-ordinated efforts with
Bahrainis waiting for government homes are refusing to move into newly-built apartment blocks because they want houses, it has emerged.
More than 2,000 people in the Central Governorate alone are demanding houses instead of apartments, acc
Waiting times for government homes in Bahrain will be slashed from up to 18 years to a maximum of just five years, a government minister has pledged.
Our sister newspaper Gulf Daily News (GDN) reported yesterday that the Housing Ministry w