We assumed that at least 75,000 contracts would be signed over the next two years. contracts, and by 2027 180 thousand contracts, we want to secure financing for this – said the Minister of Development and Technology, Marlena Maląg, in an interview for Radio Three. At the end of last week, the government announced an increase in financing for the “Safe 2% Credit” program. The changes will now have to be approved by the Sejm, where the current opposition has a majority.
At the end of last week, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced an increase in financing for the “Safe 2% Credit” program. – We discussed a project called 2% Credit. Because it is so successful, we decided to increase the financing of the project – said the head of government, emphasizing that the program enjoys great interest.
Malag on strengthening the “Safe 2% loan”
The Minister of Development and Technology, Marlena Maląg, spoke about the need to strengthen the program in today’s interview for Radio Three. – 2% loan. should be strengthened, which is why we decided at the last Council of Ministers to change the financing of this program, and therefore increase the budget. The budget for the entire program was over PLN 11 billion, now it will be over PLN 16 billion – she said in “Trójka Political Salon” Maląg.
The head of the Ministry of Development and Technology pointed out that since the launch of the program in July this year. over 90,000 were submitted applications, over 40 thousand were signed. contracts. – In the perspective of 2023/2024, we see that there is great interest. Therefore, we set a minimum of PLN 75,000. contracts signed during these two years, and by 2027 180 thousand contracts, we want to secure financing for this, hence the change in the financial limits of this program – Maląg explained.
The Minister of Development and Technology emphasized that the proposed changes will now have to be accepted by the Sejm, where the current opposition has a majority. – We are coming out with our project, which is very popular. We will see what the response of this so-called parliamentary majority – said Maląg.
Experts expect the program to be continued
Experts are calling for the new government to continue the “Safe 2% Loan” program, pointing out that what the housing market needs today is not another revolution, but stabilization. – We have already paid the price for the BK2% program in the form of an increase in housing prices, so it would be rational not to terminate it, but to maintain it. One can argue about his generosity, maybe instead of 2%. a loan of 3-4% would be enough. – emphasizes Bartosz Turek, chief analyst of HREIT, quoted by “Rzeczpospolita”.
Jarosław Sadowski, chief analyst at Expander Advisors, speaks in a similar tone. – Meanwhile, what Poles and the movable property market need most is the predictability of government support programs and the certainty that they will be available for several years. Therefore, it would be good if the functioning of the BK2% program was confirmed – says Sadowski.