Sharjah: Members of the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) recently convened to discuss Sharjah Department of Housing (SDoH) policies, reviewing its efforts to promote and improve the reality of the housing process in the Emirate, as well as proposing a number of solutions aimed at promoting citizens’ benefits.
During their interaction, Council members discussed the future of housing plans, calling for the importance of the financial services provided by allocated banks, providing loans for the citizens, contributing to coordinate all housing-related projects.
The members also emphasized on the critical nature of concerted joint efforts to meet the increasing demand for government housing.
These discussions happened during the eighth session, as part of the work of the third ordinary session of the tenth legislative term, at SCC headquarters in Sharjah, head by Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) Chairman Mr. Ali Mehd Al Suwaidi.
Mr. Ahmed Saeed Al Jarwan, Secretary-General of Sharjah Consultative Council reviewed the general topic of discussion which witnessed the participation of Mr. Khalifa Musabah Al Tunaiji, Member of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Sharjah and Head of the Department of Housing, as well as several other dignitaries.
Speaking at the gathering, Mr. Khalifa Musabah Al Tunaiji reviewed the department’s efforts in the field of housing projects, its plans and electronic services, in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, aiming to ensure decent living and stability for the emirate’s family members, reflecting the stability, safety and progress of society.
The Council further discussed a new financing model that has been developed to secure financial support for residential projects, as a pioneering step to overcome the repercussions of COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on economic activity in general.
Mr. Al Tunaiji and his assistants gave clarifications to the Council members about the department’s competencies, roles and communication with other housing authorities to secure housing for citizens. The Executive Council member also spoke about all the inquiries raised by the council members, referring to the initiatives presented by the Department, the integrated electronic services and the housing plan in the Emirate of Sharjah