More than 250,000 alternative accommodations registered online for foreign workers

More than 250,000 alternative accommodations registered online for foreign workers

The Committee for Studying the Conditions of Housing Foreign Workers headed by Acting Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Majed bin Abdullah Al-Hogail, has announced the registration of more than 250,000 alternative accommodations via online portal for foreign workers and reporting on alternative housing for foreign workers through 940 service

The committee approved administrative databases with various authorities and solution tracks to mitigate current crowded housings, while building a database of real estate suitable for laborers, and requirements that guarantee laborers safety.

It is worth mentioning that the committee aims to take all necessary precautions to prevent the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in relation to housing for foreign laborers, follow-up their accommodation conditions, temporarily housing them within factories and following up the implementation of standards being issued by Saudi Center for Disease Prevention and Control (Saudi CDC).