Govt to provide low-income workers with access to housing


Jakarta, posted: Fri, December 8 2017 | 12:33 am

The government is set to roll out a mortgage-linked down payment assistance (BP2BT) program to help low-income informal workers access affordable housing next year.

The aid, backed by a US$215 million loan from the World Bank, will come in the form of a subsidy that will be accessible to beneficiaries that keep their money with a partner bank for half a year.

The Public Works and P...