A total of 40 families have received apartments in Georgia's seaside town of Batumi earlier today in the framework of the affordable housing project financed by Batumi City Hall.
The first stage of the affordable housing project (so-called cheap house) implemented by Batumi City Hall has been completed,” the government of Adjara states.
The cost of the project amounts to 4,667,746 GEL (about $1,500,931/€1,281,326).
The company that won the tender selected the families for the program, while the apartments for the families were selected by lottery.
The following families are eligible to participate in the project:
A family with at least one registered individual in Batumi.
A family with an income of no more than 3,000 GEL.
A family with at least one member with a stable income.
A family which has no apartment, house, non-agricultural land or commercial area.
A family which has at least twice more income than the monthly contribution for affordable housing.
Head of the government of Adjara Tornike Rizhvadze together with the acting mayor of Batumi Lela Surmanidze have given apartments to 40 families in two newly built houses.
The applications for the second phase of the program are accepted until the end of September.