The government of Brazil restarts the housing program

“The Brazilian people will have breakfast, lunch and dinner, live, study, work again,” said the head of state, expressing his commitment to the reconstruction of another country.

Brazil’s government on Tuesday restarted the Minha Casa, Minha Vida housing program with the delivery of 684 homes in Santo Amaro, Bahia state, out of a total of two million homes it expects to grant during the tenure of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.


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The president signed the interim measure to resume the program, which the federal government says will create one million jobs in a context of nearly 12 million unemployed Brazilians left by former President Jair Bolsonaro.

“The wheel of fortune in this country starts spinning today. I have come to give the key to a house to a woman who can hardly pick up the key with so much emotion because her house was furnished, said the President.

The head of state expressed his commitment to rebuilding another country, saying that “the Brazilian people will again have breakfast, lunch and dinner, live, study, work and have access to things that everyone should have,” in one land where 33 million people are starving has become a reality again.

With the clarity that the Brazilian people must be happy again, Lula da Silva said, “I am sure that the next four years will be the best of my life and the best of the Brazilian people. Because we will have hope and joy again”.

“Dignity is returning to the hands of the Brazilian people and thousands of low-income families will realize their dream of owning their own home and regaining their dignity,” he said.

Local media explain that “with a subsidy of between 85 percent and 95 percent, the priority of the new stage of the program is to fund families with gross incomes of up to 2,640 reais, twice the value of the new minimum wage, which must come into force in May .

Launched by Lula da Silva in 2009, the initiative benefited more than 10 million people before being interrupted by Jair Bolsonaro, who also made Brazilians choose between eating and a roof.