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Jakarta Post

Jakarta begins second affordable housing project to address backlog issues

  • Sausan Atika

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, December 14, 2019   /  04:01 pm
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Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan shovels sand into a box to symbolize the kick off of the Jakarta administration's second affordable vertical housing project called Nuansa Cilangkap in Cilangkap, East Jakarta on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.(Photo Courtesy of/The Jakarta Administration)

The Jakarta administration has proceeded with its second vertical housing project under the zero-rupiah down-payment scheme in Cilangkap, East Jakarta, in a bid to lower the housing backlog in the capital amid sluggish interest for the first such project. Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan officially kicked off the construction of the low-cost apartment complex, dubbed a “residential housing solution” (Samawa) in Cilangkap on Thursday. City-owned developer Perumda Pembangunan Sarana Jaya president director Yoory C. Pinontoan said the project was expected to be completed by mid-2021. Sarana Jaya is cooperating with private construction firm PT Totalindo Eka Persada to carry out the project. The apartment complex in Cilangkap, branded as Nuansa Cilangkap, will comprise four towers built on 2.9 hectares of land. One tower will be designated for the city’s zero-rup...