Tag: housing

Brazil’s Failing Popular Housing Program Shows a Government Out of Touch with Reality

In 2011 it became increasingly apparent that the Brazilian property market is unlikely to ...

Brazil’s Housing Deficit Is 7 Million. Still 5 Million Residences Are Empty.

Brazil has an urban housing deficit of around 7 million residences; at the same ...

Brazil’s Lula Vows to Spend US$ 462 Million This Year in Popular Housing

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the Mayor of the northeastern city ...

Brazilians Living on Stilt Houses First in Line for House Loans

One of the priorities of Brazil’s National Social Interest Housing Fund (FNHIS), which this ...

Despite Record Investment in 2005 Brazil’s Housing Deficit Still at 7.2 Million Homes

Brazil’s Minister for the Cities, Márcio Fortes, stated that 2005 was a year in ...

Brazil Offers Zero Interest Loan, But Red Tape Makes It Hard to Get Money.

Brazil’s Ministry of Cities has US$ 154 million in this year’s budget to offer ...

51 Million Brazilians Live Without Water, Sewer and Trash Collection

Brazil has around 51 million inhabitants living in dwellings that are considered substandard – ...

Brazil’s Lula Signs Law Creating Housing Fund for the Poor

The law creating Brazil’s National Social Interest Housing Fund and regulating the National Social ...

7.2 Million Brazilians Don’t Have a House to Live In

On Friday, May 27, the Minister of Cities, OlÀ­vio Dutra, declared that Brazil’s overall ...

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