Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Renewal of housing fund requires Sk66 billion

FROM 2007 to 2013 around Sk66.1 billion (€1.7 billion) should be invested into the renewal of Slovakia's housing fund, according to a report approved by the Slovak cabinet on October 12, the Pravda daily wrote.

Of the sum, Sk38.3 billion (€985 million) should be invested from the repairs and maintenance funds, specialized building savings banks and banks providing mortgage loans should contribute around Sk24 billion (€62 million).

The Construction Ministry estimated that the public funds for the elimination of systematic malfunctions could reach around Sk800 million (€20.6 million) in the form of funding and the loans from the national housing development fund could reach Sk3 billion (€77 million).

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

People will protest in streets again on March 23

The organisers of the gatherings met with the president, stressing the need to have an independent interior minister.

Andrej Kiska met with the representatives of the For a Decent Slovakia initiative.

What’s new at the Foreigners’ Police in Bratislava? Photo

The Slovak Spectator visited the new premises of the Foreigners’ Police department in the Vajnory district, which opened on March 19.

Statue of Maria Theresa deemed unsuitable for Bratislava city centre

The sculpture has been temporarily moved to the promenade in River Park.

The statue of Maria Theresa was installed in front of the Hotel Carlton for a short period of time.

Micro-plastics found in bottled water

Some brands sold in Slovakia include plastic micro-particles, as do sources of drinking water in the country.

Both bottled waters and natural sources include micro-plastics, illustrative stock photo.