VIENNA: Around 50,000 people currently receive basic care money from the tax fund. That sounds like a lot – but since the peak of the wave of migration, the numbers are steadily declining. in mid-March 2016, 87,300 recipients were still recorded. Interior Minister Herbert Kickl’s consequence. He wants to lock up asylum homes.
Because, “due to the falling basic care numbers, more and more asylum homes are either empty or occupied only to a lesser extent,” claims the Ministry of Interior. The fact is that vacant federal care homes currently cost 225,000 euros per month.
Lease contracts of neighborhoods would checked and terminated
Thus, from now on, the leases are checked and if legally possible, would be canceled immediately. “We do not need luxury properties like former hotels, but functional, reasonably priced accommodations,” said the minister.
In the medium term, the entire care should be a federal matter. “In doing so, we expect better availability of asylum seekers during the procedure, consistent legal and return counseling, and to further acclerate the process,” Kickl concludes. He also wants to put a stop to the phenomenon of “submerging” asylum seekers.__Krone.at