Hanoi builds apartments for low-income people

The Vietnam Glass and Ceramics for Construction Corporation   handed over 946 apartments for low-income people in Dang Xa urban area in Gia Lam District in Hanoi on July 29.

Low-income urban areas provide accommodation for thousands of workers. (Photo: KK)

The Corporation has built ten 12-storey apartment buildings on an area of more than three hectares to accommodate about 4000 people.

Apartments are between 45-69 square meters and priced at around VND10 million per square meter.

On the same day, the Corporation held a ground breaking ceremony of the No 2 Dang Xa urban area in the district. The investor will spend about VND700 billion to build 1,500 apartments over 115,000 square meters of floor area for 6,000 low-income people.

Apartments of 30-50 square meters are priced at around VND300-500 million, and expected to be ready in the second quarter of 2014.

Low-income urban areas provide accommodation for thousands of workers in industrial zones, and have facilities like schools, kindergartens, sports area, parks, parking lots and supermarkets.

By Bich Quyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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