The Council of Ministers authorized the presentation of an amendment to “confirm the immediate effectiveness” of the measures “which allocate 660 million euros to the acquisition of the availability of new beds in accommodation or residences for students of higher education institutions”
The 660 million expected from 2022 for university accommodation have been released. Palazzo Chigi, in fact, in a note, made it known that the Council of Ministers has authorized the presentation of an amendment to “confirm the immediate effectiveness” of the measures “which allocate 660 million euros to the acquisition of the availability of new beds at lodgings or residences for students of institutions of higher education”. The amendment came after an “interlocution with the European Commission which made it possible to exclude the nature of state aid” of these interventions.
660 million released for university housing
In detail, the note from Palazzo Chigi reads: “During today’s meeting, the Council of Ministers authorized, on a proposal from the Minister for European Affairs, the South, cohesion policies and the Pnrr, Raffaele Fitto, the presentation of two government amendments to the draft law converting the decree – law n. 44 of 2023, currently under examination by the Chamber of Deputies (AC 1114)”, the so-called dl Pa. “The first amendment – continues the note – concerns the incentive measures for the so-called university housing introduced by article 25 of the decree – law no. 144 of 2022 and is aimed at aligning the regulatory text with the results of the discussions with the European Commission, defined yesterday, which made it possible to exclude its nature of state aid. The amendment confirms, also at the legislative level, the immediate effectiveness of the aforementioned measures which allocate 660 million euros” for university accommodation. The other amendment, on the other hand, concerns the promotion of gender equality in the public procurement sector.