December 18, 2014
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romania's prime minister is living in
a rented apartment two months after starting work because the state
can't find permanent housing for him.
Romania has no official residence for the prime minister or
president. And the government says former public officials aren't
moving out of the few high-quality state-owned homes and apartments
in downtown Bucharest, the capital. They are required to leave two
months after their terms end.
State Secretary Daniela Andreescu said Friday that she hopes to
avoid taking legal action to remove a former dignitary from the
state-owned home where Premier Emil Boc wants to live. She did not
identify the official.
Meanwhile Boc, a former mayor in Transylvania, is living in a
rented apartment not far from the government offices.