Arab News has reported that Saudi Arabia is underway with a programme to develop 70,833 housing units.
According to the news source, a number of projects are in motion, with Jeddah due to build 15,980 residential units split over two separate projects.
Sultan Al Dosari, spokesman for the Makkah region, told Arab News: “Housing projects are a positive step towards radically solving the problem of growing demand on houses.
“These steps came in accordance with the directions of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and in compliance with the orders of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.”