So far, the Grand Housing Mission Venezuela has constructed 293,799 dwelling units since it was launched in 2011, informed Thursday the director of the Presidential Office for Special Plans and Projects, Francisco Sesto.This social project was launched in April 2011 with a view to end with the country's housing deficit.Its goal is to put up 350,000 houses between 2011 and 2012, for which authorities have announced the implementation of a phase to finish off the works.It is expected the construction of 2,650,000 houses during Hugo Chavez's next term in office (2013-2019), adding up to a total 3 million units, said Francisco Sesto.Sesto said the information from a building constructed on behalf of the presidential office, in downtown Caracas, where 96 families moved in.
This building was put up in a land previously used as parking lot. "There are decent houses now for our people in the heart of the capital" city, Sesto said.The Presidential Office is expected to complete 6,300 dwelling units in states Vargas and Caracas by December, Sesto added. This agency is just one of a large amount of organs working on the Housing Mission.Also on Thursday, 324 families received new homes in four buildings constructed by the same Office. A total 1,360 families moved in to new homes nationwide.