President Tsai pledges 120,000 social housing units by 2024

Focus Taiwan
Date: 12/04/2020
By: Wen Kuei-hsiang and Elizabeth Hsu

​A social housing project with 245 residential units being built in Kaohsiung. Photo courtesy of Kaohsiung City government Nov. 30, 2020

Taipei, Dec. 4 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has said the government will promote 50 social housing construction projects next year as part of an effort by the central and local governments to build 120,000 social housing units by 2024.

Speaking at a meeting with winners of the 28th Architectural Golden Stone Award at the Presidential Office on Friday, Tsai said the projects next year will be the largest ever and will create about 15,000 social housing units.

The government's goal is to have a total of 120,000 social housing units built by the central and local governments by 2024, Tsai said.

Addressing the government's social housing policy, the president said the ideas of green energy and the circular economy will be incorporated in the projects to improve people's quality of life.

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