There are now 1,636 rental flats around the country under the Public Rental Board.
Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors of Public Rental Board, Umarji Musa says they have completed two new projects in Naqere Savusavu consisting of 48 units and in Kalabu, Nasinu consisting of 36 units.
He says the project in Lautoka consisting of 36 units is in progress and the project is fully funded by government with a grant of around $10 million.
Musa says the Newtown project consisting of 140 units is currently being looked at.
The PRB collects around $4 million in rental income in a year and also gets annual grants from government which is over $1 million.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.