As the world is going through is pandemic, Saudi Arabia is also keen on maintaining and improving its safety to fight against the deadly virus. With the New Housing Policy, Saudi Arabia with its new regulations for public safety specifies that more than 20 people cannot be housed under one roof.
New Housing Policy in KSA
Which means more than 20 people cannot stay under on roof, this is regardless of the period of their stay in or outside urban areas.
Unless they are following the rules mentioned by the health conditions approved by the labor committees which are in place since the initiation of the coronavirus.
This policy came into effect starting Friday (July 11) in which Saudi Arabia Munnicipal and Rural affairs would be monitoring & inspecting housing facilities to ensure inside and outside cities for any violations
Fines for violating the preventive, health conditions and safety procedures shall be punished by imprisonment for 30 days, SR1 million ($ 266,000) for each violation, or both.
If the violation is done multiple times the penalties & fines would also multiply based on the no of times the violation has been done.