The government has approved a new housing scheme offering first-time buyers loans with 2 percent interest, the prime minister said on Tuesday.
The development and technology minister said on Friday that Poland wants to introduce housing loans with a fixed 2 percent interest rate for a period of 10 years, with the actual interest rate difference covered by the state.
Figures published by Poland’s second-largest bank, Pekao, show that in the third quarter of 2022, the number of Polish buyers was 37 percent higher than in the second quarter.
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Likening the project to a “super hero”, the captivating design has already swept the internet on account of its impressive visual impact.
At only 1.2 rooms against an EU average of 1.6, Poland's per-capita housing floorage was among the EU's lowest in 2020, the GetHome.pl website wrote on Thursday citing Eurostat.
Split on two levels, plans for the matchbox apartments measuring between 13 sq/m and 2.5 sq/m imagine a kitchenette and bathroom on ground level, and then a small space for a bed above.
Museums and galleries are now open again across the country, including the reopening of the Gallery of Ancient Art at the National Museum in Warsaw.
VIDEO: Situated in what is now the Lower Silesian town of Zgorzelec, Stalag VIII-A was first established on the eve of WWII to house Polish prisoners. In total, as many as 100,000 prisoners are thought to have passed through the gates, including composer Olivier Messiaen who wrote his masterpiece Quatuor pour la fin du temps while in captivity there.