and the approval of the Ministry of Finance,
and in pursuance of public interest,
it is hereby decided
The text of article 18 of the Executive Regulation of the Social Housing Law is hereby replaced with the following text:
The value of the housing assistance is determined in accordance with the following:
1. An amount not exceeding 25,000 (twenty-five thousand) Rial Omani for a family composed of 2 or 3 (two or three) members to build or rebuild a house, provided that the built area is not less than 140m2 (one hundred and forty square metres), and in the case of the contribution of the beneficiary the built area must not exceed 250m2 (two hundred and fifty square metres).
2. An amount not exceeding 30,000 (thirty thousand) Rial Omani for a family composed of 4 (four) members or more to build or rebuild a house, provided that the built area is not less than 190m2 (one hundred and ninety square metres), and in the case of the contribution of the beneficiary the built area must not exceed 300m2 (three hundred square meters).
All that is contrary to this decision, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.
This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 24 Jumada Al-Akhirah 1444
Corresponding to: 17 January 2023
Dr Khalfan bin Said bin Mubarak Al-Shuaili
Minister of Housing and Urban Planning
Published in Official Gazette 1477 issued on 22 January 2023.