The Ministry of Housing released the seventh issue of its periodic publication, which included a number of topics related to the housing and real estate sector in the Kingdom, in addition to a number of research and studies in this field. In her editorial she discussed modern construction techniques and its role in stimulating the supply of high-quality housing and facilitating its ownership through the Agency of Planning, Studies and Programs to the Ministry's keenness to tackle the parties of the supply and demand equation at the same time.
The bulletin included various topics that covered the Ministry of Housing projects, including the seventh batches of sakani program, which was launched on time and the ministry was able through which to increase the number of products that are allocated monthly. The bulletin also addressed the demand in the housing market, for the first half of 2017, which showed the number of sale proposition and the supply ratio and the coverage rate in various regions of the Kingdom.
The housing subsidized that on display during the first half of 2017 shows that the total housing subsidy products in the first six batches amounted to 127,957 products, where the largest proportion of these products being for housing funding.
In this issue, prices of the housing market were also mentioned, pointing to the falling in the most construction materials prices during the second quarter of 2017 (according to the General Authority for Statistics). The bulletin also showed the housing costs index for the second quarter of the same year. And it also demonstrate the performance of the real estate sector in the second quarter of 2017.
The pages of the seventh issue highlighted a series of studies that dealt with the causal relations between the houses ownership and some other economic sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the period from 1971 to 2016.
The Ministry of Housing Bulletin is a periodic journal concerned with the latest updates related to the housing market in the Kingdom, where it provides for specialists and interested in the housing sector in the Kingdom a collection of data , information, news, digital, economic and regulatory related to the housing sector, and the bulletin depends on the sources of data of the Ministry of Housing. In addition, to official sources from other Governmental entities and the relevant private sectors. The full content of the bulletin is available on the Ministry of Housing's portal. The newsletter can be downloaded electronically and can be found at the following link: