Honduras: Urgent Need to Resume Social Housing Projects

Of 21 social housing projects only eight have been approved with the remaining 13 due to begin the tender process by the end of the year.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Honduran Construction Industry Chamber (CHICO) indicated that there is a need to make changes to the public works department's (Soptravi) bid process in order to make it simpler.

Alejandro Álvarez, president of CHICO, told Elheraldo.hn that, "we have asked the government to speed up the tenders and housing contracts that the construction sector needs in order to generate employment and encourage development".

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The chamber of construction companies estimates to finish 2017 with 12,000 new social interest houses, and in 2018 they plan to raise this figure to 25,000.

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Boost to Popular Housing Construction

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A joint housing project between a bank and the Chamber of Construction will be carried out in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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The Central Bank announced the availability of the funds to finance the construction of homes.

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