The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, announced on Tuesday, February 14, the resumption of the program ‘My House, My Life’. The president made the announcement from , in Santo Amaro da Purificação; city in the state of Bahia, where he reported that two housing complexes containing 684 apartments will be delivered.
This Tuesday, Lula’s government simultaneously handed over some 2.7 thousand homes in nine municipalities of six Brazilian states, the state news reported. Brazil Agencyadding that the investments amount to R$ 206.9 million.
The housing program returns with the proposal to allocate 50% of the financed or subsidized units to families with gross income of up to R$ 2.6 thousand (about 511 US dollars). The subsidies in this range range between 85% and 95%.
Originally, the federal housing program was created in March 2009 during Lula’s second government and subsidized the purchase of a house or apartment for families with income of up to R$ 1,800, while facilitating access to property for families with income of up to R$9,000.
In 2018, Caixa Econômica Federal; public financial institution of Brazil, reported that 14.7 million people bought a property with the program, which translated into 7% of the Brazilian population, which exceeds 214 million people, this despite the slowdown in the plan after the parliamentary coup against Dilma Rousseff in 2016.
This Tuesday it was announced that the Lula government plans to start works for 37.5 thousand homes in 2023. According to their studies, there are a total of 170,000 units not completed by previous governments, and 80% of the works were contracted between 2012 and 2014, reported the Brazilian state media.
It is also intended to resume this year the construction of another 32,000 units with “complex obstacles”, such as irregular occupations and infrastructure problems, he stressed. Brazil Agency.
‘My house, my life’ intends to increase the financing ceiling from 96,000 to 150,000 reais for lower-income families and contract up to 2,000,000 houses by 2026.
Sources from the Planalto Palace stipulate the resumption of works in 5,562 homes in five municipalities in a plan that will offer at least three architectural designs with formats that will vary according to the city and the needs of the families, review Telesur.
It is worth noting that in 2020, under the government of former President Jair Bolsonaro, ‘My House, My Life’ was renamed Casa Verde and Amarilla (the colors of the Brazilian flag), undergoing several alterations in various architectural, urban and financial criteria. .
The resumption of the project is also a commitment that the new ventures will be financed with greater proximity to commerce, services and public facilities and with better infrastructure in the environment, they affirm from the executive.