Over 50,000 Houses Built in Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 24 December 2007

Construction of more than 50,000 houses in Cuba in 2007 is a sign of gradual recovery of the sector in the Island, reported the main Cuban TV news program.

In remarks to the program, Vice President of the National Housing Institute Oris Silva highlighted the effort made by different entities and the people to achieve this number, the third highest in the country's history.

She also referred to the more than 200,000 actions carried out to renovate or restore houses damaged by meteorological events, mainly in the provinces of Pinar del Rio, Cienfuegos and Granma.

Silva announced that in 2008 the number of houses constructed will be very similar to this year and actions of restoration will involve another 250,000.


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