The socialist deputy of Paris, Christophe Caresche, should be appointed by decree as the next CEO of the land agency Sofavim, 100% owned by the State, just announced by the ministry of Economy and Finance. The aim of this new entity prefigured by Thierry Repentin, president of the Cnauf is to build 50,000 homes in 5 years.
While a year ago, François Hollande entrusted to Thierry Repentin, as president of the national Commission for the development, planning and land (Cnauf), the prefiguration of a real estate Company dedicated to the creation of housing, a project imagined by Henri Emmanuelli, paris Bercy, has announced the April 14, 2017 the next appointment of the acting president and CEO of the public Company dedicated to the valorisation of the patrimony of the State (Sovafim). It would therefore be of Christophe Caresche, the figure of the “right wing” of the PS in the national Assembly, and support of Emmanuel Macron. He will preside over the new structure by acting as of 20 April, in expectation of his appointment by decree details the Bercy in a press release.
“Speed up and simplify the acquisition of public and private land”
Christophe Caresche will have the following mandate to implement the commitment of president François Hollande to create a “real estate company” solidarity, owned equally between the State and the Caisse des dépôts et consignations. This new body should, in particular, to”speed up and simplify the acquisition of public and private land, in order to achieve the 50,000 dwellings, half of them social housing”, recalls Bercy.
“To this day, I can only hope that the commitments regarding the social vocation of the company and the resources devoted to the social diversity will be respected. This will help to respond to those who expect an exemplary effort of the State at the service of social housing, such as public and private actors of the housing”, commented from his side, Thierry Repentin, president of the CNAUF, in a press release.