500,000 square meters of public housing to be built in Beijing

17:01, May 26, 2010      

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Beijing's city government will construct 10,000 units of affordable housing covering a combined area of 500,000 square meters, according to a draft for comment released by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development yesterday,

It is reported that public rental housing will be located in the area with convenient transportation, complete resident facilities and concentrated industrial functions. In order to increase the efficiency of land use and economy, the plot ratio and building density of public rental housing may increase to some extent.

Beijing public rental house includes 30-square-meter single-room apartments, 40-square-meter small apartments, 50-square-meter medium apartments and below 60-square-meter large apartment.

Basically, the houses equipped with necessary facilities like a sealed balcony and natural drying facilities.

At the same time, the community also sets two parking places for ten families in accordance with the standards of affordable housing.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:黄硕)

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