More than 3,700 homes have been purchased as part of the governmental program “First House” since its launch so far. According to the Ministry of Finance, the banks released loans totaling 1.8 billion lei and the guarantees came to 936.6 million lei, IPN reports.
Most of the beneficiaries are families and slightly over 1,000 are unmarried young people. The average age of the applicants is 31.3. The average area of the homes bought by means of the program is 60 square meters, while the average value of these is 590,000 lei.
Only 240 dwellings of those purchased are situated in rural areas. The rest are located in towns. Only 300 are private houses and the rest are apartments.
The program is intended for Moldovan citizens aged between 18 and 45 who work officially for a state institution or a private company in the country and have official sources of incomes. For further information, one can visit the official website of the program.