Lahore : Minister for Housing & Urban Development Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed has said that single and double storey independent housing units will also be available under Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme for low-income families.
Giving details in this regard, he informed that these housing units will be available in Renala Khurd (Okara), Chishtian and Lodhran districts.
Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed said that Down Payment for these houses has been reduced from 20 % to 10% to facilitate the deserving families by the Punjab Government.
The applicants who have already submitted their applications in these districts and now are desirous of getting independent houses, can also file additional applications for change of houses without any token money. Such applicants will also avail the facility of 10% Down Payment.
He told that District Lodhran has also been included in the first phase of the scheme and Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme in Lodhran.
Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed said that application forms can be submitted in the nominated branches of Bank of Punjab in the above-mentioned Districts by 31st March. Arrangements are being made to give interest-free Qarz-e-Hasna of Rs 5 lakh to the low-income segments of the society for constructing of homes. PTI government is pursuing a vigorous policy for providing shelter to the low-income families, concluded the Minister.