Rada hl. The City of Prague approved the next phase of investment preparation for rental housing, which should expand the city’s housing stock by approximately 45 new housing units.
The apartment building will be built on municipal land in Durychova Street in Nové Dvůr in Prague 4, where a new D metro station will be built nearby in the coming years.
“The housing project in Nové Dvůr is one of the first swallows of the city’s rental housing, which the city will use to provide affordable housing for single mothers, seniors or the necessary professions for the operation of the city. Our Prague development company is working on dozens of such plans. We are thus fulfilling a debt from the past, when the city only privatized and did not build its own flats. Nové Dvory is a locality that is perfect for such projects. The city owns large plots of land here and metro D will run here, so we want to create a lively city district. Prague must remain a city for everyone, not only for the rich, and affordable housing is for the basic preconditions, “says Petr Hlaváček, the first deputy mayor of the capital. m of Prague for territorial development.
Nové Dvory is one of the largest development areas in Prague, where the city owns continuous plots of land suitable for housing construction. The construction of the metro station D is an impulse for the development of the whole area, which will include various housing projects, a kindergarten and primary school, a center for shops and services or spaces for leisure activities, especially sports and culture.
One of the first housing projects in this locality is located at the intersection of Novodvorská and Durychova streets. Investment funds approved by the City Council m Prague of Prague is offered by the Prague Development Company (PDS) for the elaboration of a volumetric verification study of the construction, for the announcement of a tender for the contractor of project works and for the preparation of documentation for the zoning decision.
“We are planning several urban rental housing projects in Nové Dvůr. We have already informed about the Jalový dvůr project, on Monday Prague approved the Durychova I project, other housing projects will gradually follow. This is a large area where 1,600 to 2,000 city rental flats could be built in a 15-year horizon, ”adds Petr Urbánek, director of PDS.
“Our coalition has committed itself not to sell off the city’s housing stock, but to expand it. Every other urban housing project is proof of that. In the next few years, thousands of Praguers can look forward to affordable and high-quality urban housing, ”adds Adam Zábranský, Councilor for Housing and Transparency.
“We fully support the development in Nové Dvůr. Therefore, in connection with the construction of the Nové Dvory D metro station, a territorial study was created. We have traditionally been part of the public in site planning. Residents could visit, for example, a planning container, take part in some of the walks, fill in an emotional map, a survey or participate in discussions, “adds Ondřej Boháč, director of the Institute of Planning and Development of the City of Prague. m of Prague.