Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ), aims fundamentally at producing solutions to the problems with regard to housing and urbanization in Turkey at national scale, and continues its activities to realize presentation of an adequate number of quality housing in healthy urban environment of the country.
In line with the Turkish Government Programs and legal assignments, since the year 2002, TOKİ has been assigned to focus on developing mass housing projects for the middle and low income target groups, due to the existing demand for qualified and affordable houses in several regions.
TOKİ, with its rapid housing production practices, aims to meet 5% -10% of the housing need of Turkey.
The social housing program of TOKİ targets mainly the low and middle-income people who cannot own a housing unit under the existing market conditions. Social housing program consist the projects targeting poor groups, low-income families, middle-income families and urban transformation projects, and additionally the housing projects under the title of disaster management and restructuring.
The other activities are mainly the agricultural village projects, migrant dwellings, restoration of buildings of historical-cultural importance, cooperative credits and housing credits for victims of war.
Within the scope of the "Planned Urbanization and Housing Development Mobilization" of the Governments of Republic of Turkey, since 2002; 847.954 housing units' productions in 81 provinces have been given start at 3.724 construction sites, by TOKİ. (by September 2019)
727.252 of the houses produced (86,27%) are social type housing units.
The number of sold houses is 746.618 and the number of delivered houses is 716.013. 6.038 tenders amounting to 113 Billion ₺. (including VAT) has been finalized at construction and project stages.
The main target for the 2019-2023 period is to produce 250 thousand new houses with enhanced quality and characteristics.
Community Gardens are being expanded in 81 provinces in order to create healthy living spaces in our cities and to increase the standards of urban green spaces and quality of life. This will be carried out with the local government and related institutions under the leadership of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization on an area of 81 million m² until 2023.
TOKI, with the models it has developed, functions as an umbrella rather than a competing body in the housing sector of Turkey in awareness of its responsibility as a guiding, supervising and educating organization and undertakes a significant role in production prioritizing the demands and solvency of the target masses in need.
In this context, the Administration carries on its housing production activities throughout the country in view of priorities and needs;
◊ Urban Regeneration and Slum Transformation Projects in cooperation with the Municipalities,
◊ Social housing projects for low and middle income target groups,
◊ Establishing example settlement units in our medium-scale provinces and districts,
◊ Development of the historic fabric and local architecture,
◊ Increase of educational and social facilities as well as other social facilities, forestation and landscapes, and
◊ Projects to build at least one Community Garden in each province, shall be highlighted.