The housing ministry has awarded two local companies projects to build 100 housing units in Hdh. Hanimaadhoo and Nolhivaranfaru.
According to the housing ministry, Dhonbez Private Limited has been given the contract to complete the current 52 housing units in Hanimaadhoo and to construct an additional 48 housing units on the island.
The Hanimaadhoo housing project is scheduled to be completed in 330 days using MVR 79.3 million from the state budget.
Furthermore, the housing ministry stated that the Nolhivaranfaru housing project was awarded to Rasheed Carpentry and Construction Privated Limited. The 240-day project will finish 100 housing units on the island using MVR 53.5 million from the state budget.
The housing projects in Hanimaadhoo and Nolhivaranfaru were initiated by the Nasheed administration in 2011, but the projects were halted in 2014.