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|Date: 23 February 2011 - Author: Antara|
|President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has suggested the construction of millions of very cheapest houses for the poorest and poor people in the country.|
|"We can build several million homes with the very cheapest prices within one year and will continue to do so," the president said in his closing address of government working meeting at Bogor Palace on Tuesday.|
The head of state proposed that the prices of the cheapest houses would range from Rp5 million to Rp10 million per unit, because they were classified into temporary residence before the owners moved to a more permanent home. President Yudhoyono`s suggestion would be a guideline which is to be discussed in the cabinet meetings. According to the president, the funds for constructing the very cheapest houses could come from related state enterprises, corporate social responsibility funds, and those allocated from the government budget.
The construction of the most inexpensive houses is one of six new programs, proposed by the president. The five other programs are related to cheapest transportation, cheapest clean water facility, cheapest electricity program, improvement of fishermen standard of living, and program to improve the lives of suburban community. President Yudhoyono said the six new programs were the fourth group of pro-people programs.