MOP29 mln disbursed for lift maintenance

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The MSAR Government had distributed a total of MOP29 million (US$3.6 million) to support the maintenance of lifts within buildings as at the end of July.
According to information provided by the Housing Bureau, a total of 195 cases were approved to obtain support for the maintenance of lifts, of which 117 cases were ‘building maintenance funding schemes’, involving some MOP28 million.
Fifty-six cases were ‘interest free schemes for building maintenance’ involving MOP630,000 and 22 cases were ‘building maintenance program support plans’ which received MOP380,000.
The aforementioned schemes provide free inspection of communal areas and the preparation of maintenance plans or suggestions.