18 February 2019

Xi urges development of public rental houses, Xinhua says

President Xi Jinping {習近平} is pushing for faster development of public rental housing projects to ensure low-income families have a home, the official Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday. Xi, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party, made the remarks during a workshop attended by politburo members on Tuesday. The government will complete construction on 36 million affordable housing units by 2015 as planned, Xi was quoted as saying. The central government will increase land supply and offer fiscal support to affordable housing projects, the report said.

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