TOKI

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

TOKİ (Turkish: Toplu Konut İdaresi Başkanlığı, literally " Public Housing Development Administration") is Turkey's government backed housing agency.

Founded in 1984, TOKİ carries out projects and activities primarily throughout Turkey in line with the governments housing priorities.[1]

Domestic Projects[edit]

Projects include:

  • Urban regeneration and transformation of informal areas and settlements (gecekondu)
  • Social housing projects toward the middle- and low-income categories
  • Establishing model settlement units in our medium-scale provinces and districts
  • Developing historic fabric and local architecture
  • Educational and social facilities
  • Reconstruction activities and disaster relief.

TOKİ aims to complete 1 million housing units by the end of 2023 and plans to complete 64,000 units in 2017, worth $2.5 billion.[1][2]

As of June 2017, TOKİ has delivered;[3]

  • Over 590,000 housing units, 86% of which are classified as social housing which targets lower income groups.
  • 563 schools
  • Over 10,000 social facilities including sport halls, cultural centers, libraries, mosques, commercial centers and hospitals.

International Projects[edit]

TOKİ carries out mainly disaster relief and reconstruction activities worldwide, in cooperation with other international aid agencies.

Projects completed include;[4]

Awards[edit]

  • HABITAT Scroll of HONOR in 1994 for the Erzincan Earthquake Reconstruction Project.
  • International Award for Entrepreneurship in Real Estate and Housing Development in 2008, Expo Italia Real Estate
  • HABITAT Best Practice Award in 2008 for the Erzincan Çarşı Quarter Urban Renewal-Slum Transformation Project[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "TOKİ". www.toki.gov.tr. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Turkey Housing Agency Sees Record Business Worth $2.5 Billion". Bloomberg.com. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  3. ^ "TOKİ | Toplu Konut İdaresi Başkanlığı". TOKİ. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  4. ^ a b "TOKİ > International Experience". www.toki.gov.tr. Retrieved 20 July 2017.

External links[edit]