Dubai: As many as 228 houses will be immediately delivered to citizens of Dubai as part of the 1,240-house project.
The houses at South Barsha were ordered by the UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The project which cost 1.4 billion dirhams was expected to be completed by September 2014. Construction began in October 2008.
The total cost of the 228 houses, whose work began in February 2009 on a total area of about 30 hectares, was 272 million dirhams.