Punjab CM orders reduction in housing installments for low-income groups

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz Sharif has instructed to reduce housing installments for low-income individuals and set a deadline for marking land for housing construction in districts, according to a statement issued by her spokesperson on Tuesday.

CM Maryam Nawaz also ordered measures to lower the overall cost of housing. Chairing a meeting to review progress on the one lakh houses project, Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif emphasized her commitment to ensuring no citizen in Punjab remains homeless. She stated that every citizen should have their own house, aligning with the government’s manifesto of providing affordable housing for all.

During the meeting, the Secretary Housing highlighted issues related to the scheme for low-income individuals. Senior Provincial Minister Maryam Aurangzeb, Provincial Advisor Pervaiz Rasheed, Information Minister Azma Zahid Bukhari, MPA Sania Ashiq, Zeeshan Malik, Chief Secretary, SMBR, Chairman P and D, Secretary Housing, Secretary Finance, Commissioner Lahore, DG PHA, Project Director of Punjab Affordable Housing Program, and other officials attended the meeting.