Last year, the government advised high-ranking officials to keep only one house, saying that the government will take the initiative to stabilize the house price. Looking at the status of high-ranking public officials' assets released today (26th), one in three still has more than one home.

Reporter Im Tae-woo reports.


As of the end of last year, the assets of 1,865 high-ranking government officials and their family members averaged 1.33 billion won.

On average, 86 million won increased compared to a year ago, and 8 out of 10 increased their wealth.

The chief director of the Korea Video Archive, Joo Jin-suk, was the largest at 179 billion won, and Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was the minus 690 million won, after Moon Haeng-ju, the Jeollanam-do lawmaker.

The central government has 750 senior officials, but 248 have more than two homes.

One in three is multi-homed.

There were 36 who owned three, and 16 who had more than four.

At the end of last year, Roh Young-min, the secretary general of the Blue House and vice-president Hong Nam-gi, advised senior officials to sell all but one left to stabilize property prices.

However, the two who emphasized the lead player were also multi-homeowners.

Noh showed that he and his spouse co-owned an apartment in Seocho-gu, Seoul, and Cheongju, Chungbuk.

Deputy Prime Minister Hong has the right to sell apartments in Uiwang City, Gyeonggi Province, and apartments in Sejong City.

Among the ministers are Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-hwa and Minister of Small and Medium Business Ventures Park Young-sun, Minister of Science and Technology Choi Ki-young, Minister of Science and Technology, Jinyoung Minister of Public Administration and Security, and Minister of Gender Equality and Family Lee Jeong-ok are two-members.

In the 20s, members of the 20s also counted as one-third of the 287 publicly disclosed property.