This was the first acquisition in which the funds from Housing State Plan 2018-2021 (Plan Estatal de Vivienda 2018-2021) were used, with the purpose of expanding the Generalitat’s public housing stock. The dwellings will now be ascribed to the Valencia Housing and Land Entity (Entidad Valenciana de la Vivienda y Suelo) –EVha which will manage it under a public rental regime.
«This possibility appeared to us in April 2020, during the pandemic, at a time when we perceived the urgent need of expanding the public administrations’ housing resources. Without doubting it for a second, we subscribed the agreement thinking about the needs of Valencian families with limited resources», explained Dalmau. «For our government it is a priority to guarantee a dignified home to our people», he remarked.
Of the total acquisition price, which was 1.574.048,30 euro, 821.278,99 euro were funded by the Generalitat and 776.380,00 euro were funded by the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda.
By provinces, of the 24 dwellings acquired, 9 are located in the province of Alicante and had a total cost of 507.240,95 euro; 12 in the province of Castellón, for a total cost of 787.319,47 euro and 3 in the province of Valencia, for a total 279.487,9 euro.
By municipalities, within the province of Alicante, three dwellings were acquired in Almoradí; one in Aspe; tow in Elda; one in Orihuela; one in Santa Pola, and one more in Torrevieja. Within the province of Castellón, three dwellings were acquired in Moncofa; one in Benicarló; three in Nules; four in Onda, and one in Vila-Real. Lastly, within the province of Valencia, one dwelling was acquired in Paterna; one in Oliva, and one in Algemesí.
The dwellings, with the average price of 65.000 euros, will now be ascribed to the Valencia Housing and Land Entity (Entidad Valenciana de la Vivienda y Suelo) –EVha, which will manage its public rental and the adjudication to the families who need it the most.