Fifteen of the sixteen municipalities in the Algarve already have a Local Housing Strategy

Thursday there is a meeting between CCDR, AMAL, Municipalities and IHRU

Fifteen of the sixteen municipalities in the Algarve have already had their local housing strategies (EHL) approved and have signed the respective collaboration agreements under the “1st Law” Programme, with the Instituto da Habitação e da Reabilitação Urbana (IHRU). Only Monchique remains, whose Municipal Assembly approved the EHL on the 4th of October, which is in the final process.

In this context, the Algarve Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR) and the Algarve Intermunicipal Community (AMAL) are promoting a working meeting with the management of the IHRU and all the municipalities in the region, next Thursday, the 20th of October, at 10:30 am, at CCDR Algarve premises, on the financing conditions for the implementation of public housing policies, namely the notice of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR) in the field of the 1st Right, National Urgent Housing Grant and Temporary and Public Housing Park at Affordable Costs.

The IHRU is the public entity that promotes the national housing policy, pursuing the Government's attributions in the area of ​​housing, under the supervision and supervision of the member of the Government responsible for this governmental area.

Its mission is to ensure the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the national housing policy and the programs defined by the Government for the areas of housing, housing leases and urban rehabilitation, in conjunction with regional and local housing policies, within the framework of the law. of housing bases, approved by Law no. 83/2019 – Diário da República no. 168/2019, Series I of 2019-09-03 (LBH).

The 1st Law – Support Program for Access to Housing, created by Decree-Law no. financial capacity to support the cost of accessing adequate housing.

This program encourages an integrated and participatory approach, which promotes social and territorial inclusion, to be implemented through HLTs. Thus, the materialization of financial support stems from the essential role recognized by local authorities, which must prepare and present to the IHRU an ELH with the diagnosis of existing situations and the programming of investments to be supported in each territory.

In national terms, the PRR foresees an investment of 1.211 million euros in this program, which will make it possible to respond to at least 26.000 families by 2026.