The Ministry of Construction also stated that in 2022, the Ministry would strengthen research, coordinate with relevant Ministries to research proposals, and implement policies to support social housing and housing for workers. In particular, the policy for worker housing will be separated from social housing.
According to the current survey, there is a shortage of social infrastructure for workers in many industrial parks, such as a lack of housing for workers, entertainment activities and kindergartens for workers' children, leading to many industrial parks not meeting the demand for accommodation. Therefore, workers had to rent out residential houses in cramped, deprived and crowded places.
The pandemic outbreak was as strong as in Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and some other cities, which witnessed thousands of workers accept to quit their jobs, workshop and factories due to lack of home. This led to a rupture labor supply chain, leaving many businesses in shortage of labor to restore the status of "the new normal state," which affected the economic recovery.
The impact of Covid-19 in 2021 delayed the progress of the development program for workers' housing in the industrial park and a difficult of capital. At the beginning of January 2022, the National Assembly adopted Resolution No. 43/2022/QH15 on fiscal and monetary policies to support economic recovery and development programs, assigning the Government to focus on removing mechanisms, policy, and related laws social housing and housing for workers. Furthermore, the investor of the industrial park must be responsible for investing in housing for workers in the industrial park. In addition, some enterprises expressed the need for open mechanisms for enterprises to access the above capital, simple administrative procedures, early disbursement so as not to postpone the schedule of implement project.