A total of 49 Almeria families of five municipalities have received 357.400 euros to start work to improve their homes, aid under the Regional Rehabilitation Program, whose purpose is to help people with limited resources to reform their homes by paying him one 50% the cost of the works, and the 100% of the drafting and construction management.
By municipality, en Purchena, 19 families have received 162.100 euros to improve their homes; in Lucar been nine beneficiary with 58.600 euros; en Bacares, eight neighboring may amend their homes after receiving 51.750 euros; in Urrácal, eight other works will begin with aid 48.000 euros; and, last, Albanchez, five families begin work with 37.000 euros in aid.
Families benefiting from this measure have an income below 2,5 times the minimum wage (Public Indicator of Multiple Effect Income), equivalent to 1.331 USD per month. These are households with income levels not very high, hence in most cases could not assume the reform without the help of the Andalusian.
Through such grants aid to development works such as repairs of structures to ensure the safety of home construction and modernization of water supply facilities are granted, sanitation and electricity; internal reorganization of spaces for greater functionality and increase the size of the rooms, as well as improvements to achieve more natural light and ventilation.