The Human Rights Commission of Maldives (HRCM) has decided to undertake a survey in Greater Male’ to ascertain the problems that the resident population is experiencing as a result of housing constraints.
According to a statement made by the HRCM, one of the major goals of the study is to identify housing options and whether they are affordable for those living in Greater Male’.
The HRCM also stated that the survey would assess the housing options accessible through social housing and private housing, as well as whether those options are affordable.
The commission stated that it received 138 housing-related cases in 2016, 11 in 2017, ten in 2018, thirteen in 2019, and sixteen in 2020.
According to the HRCM, the survey, which will be done both online and over the phone, will collect information from around 700 people residing in Greater Male’. It added that the survey will be done under its supervision by a qualified university, college, or consultancy.
The commission’s website now includes the survey’s terms of reference. Interested parties have been asked to submit a bid proposal by November 16.