UN-Habitat celebrated the opening of the demonstration units for the Jordan affordable housing at Ramtha-Al Sheyah Park on Sunday, June 19th 2016. These units were constructed in four different locations; Ramtha, Amman, Dhleil and Karak through the generous financial support provided by the Swiss Government for the Jordan Affordable Housing Programme. The units are to be furnished for demonstration by IKEA.
In attendance were the Assistant Governor Representative of Ramtha, the Mayor of Ramtha, the representative of the Swiss Development Corporation , representatives of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing, representatives of the Jordan Construction and Contractors Association, Jordan Engineering Association, Seyam Architects, and various members of the community. The demonstration units constructed through this program are now open for public view and provide their feedback, in addition to registering their interest to purchase these units in future pilot projects that will be implemented through the private sector.