His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, inaugurated Iskan Abu Dhabi, a new housing “one-stop Shop”, providing citizens with all housing services from one location, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
During the inauguration, Sheikh Khalid toured the center and reviewed the housing services available, including housing assistance, housing loans, loan waivers, exchange services and plot purchases.
In addition, he reviewed services provided by strategic partners, including the Ministry of Municipalities and Transport, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Teyaseer and Abu Dhabi Government Academy.
The launch of Iskan Abu Dhabi follows the recently updated Housing Benefit Policy which supports low-income citizens by increasing housing loans, free grants on ready homes and waiver of monthly installments irrespective of housing date for loan approval and waiver for senior citizens Pay off your home loan.
Commenting on the inauguration, Mohammad Ali Al Shaurafa, Chairman of the Department of Municipalities and Transport and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority, said: “Abu Dhabi’s leadership is committed to launching Connected communities across Abu Dhabi provide citizens with quality housing and strengthen community cohesion. Iskan Abu Dhabi simplifies the housing journey, enabling citizens to access the housing benefits that meet their needs in the most humane and comprehensive way from one location.”
Sheikh Khalid was accompanied by Mohammad Ali Al Shorafa; Saif Saeed Ghobash, Secretary General of Abu Dhabi Executive Council; and Hamad Hareb Al Muhairi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Housing Authority.
Iskan Abu Dhabi’s services are also complemented by the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority’s digital application, which initially allows Phase 1 users to complete their housing journey through a pre-approved application.