On the morning of February 12, at the program People asked – The government answered with the topic “Promoting socio-economic development, improving the investment environment”, many voters were especially interested in the renovation and construction of the city. new old apartment buildings, especially D-grade apartments in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vo Thanh Lam, Investment Director of Saigon Thuong Tin Real Estate Joint Stock Company, said that for many years, the government has called for investment in renovating and building new grade-D apartments in inner city districts, but not much has been done. effective.
“In the coming time, what stronger solution does the city have to solve this problem, ensure people’s safety as well as beautify the face of the city?” voters asked.
Huynh Thanh Khiet, Deputy Director of the Department of Construction, said that there are 1,568 apartments in the city, of which 474 apartments were built before 1975. The city has 16 grade-D apartments (the highest level of danger, with severe damage) that must be relocated soon.
Mr. Khiet assessed that, in the past time, the city has repaired and renovated old apartments with many parallel solutions, but progress is slow. To speed up the progress, there is a group of solutions, namely the City People’s Committee, who assigns the People’s Committees of districts and Thu Duc City to carry out investment procedures to renovate and rebuild apartment buildings built in the area.
“This decision helps the People’s Committees of districts and Thu Duc city to be proactive in renovating and rebuilding apartment buildings that need to be relocated and dismantled,” said the Deputy Director of the Department of Construction.
In 2023, the Department of Construction will continue to coordinate with relevant departments and agencies to regularly urge, support and guide the People’s Committees of districts and Thu Duc City; advise the City People’s Committee to solve difficulties and problems in case of exceeding its authority.
At the same time, the government will review and adjust the 1/2000 scale planning in areas to rebuild apartment buildings; elaborating, appraising and approving detailed planning of 1/500 scale for the area of renovation and reconstruction of apartment buildings or apartment complexes to serve as a basis for calling investors and selecting investors through conferences. apartment.
In particular, the city will continue to propagate and mobilize people living in D-grade apartments to agree to relocate, temporarily reside and resettle to the state-owned housing fund that the city has prepared or the housing fund. prepared by the investor to ensure the safety of people’s lives and property, in order to quickly implement the project according to regulations.
“We are looking forward to receiving the consent of people living in D-class apartments, quickly moving to ensure the safety of property and lives,” Mr. Khiet shared.
The representative of the Department of Construction also said that the entire compensation and resettlement support plan will be discussed directly with the people, there will be consultations to agree before rebuilding the new apartment.