The Public Rental Board is planning to construct more affordable housing units.
Board acting general manager Patrick Veu says over two hundred units are needed annually to meet the growing demand.
Veu says financial constraint is one major challenge faced by the Public Rental Board to meet the ever-growing housing need.
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“Because of the financial constraints, we were only able to in the past 20 years or so to construct 495 units, we would like to construct say 200 to 500 units per year in order to meet the demand out there”
The board is currently constructing more than 30 rental units in Lautoka and plans to build 630 more units in the future.