In the period from January to October of this year, the Ministry of Housing and Territorial Planning (Miviot) in the province of Coclé approved 1,247 bonds of the program Housing Solidarity Fund, to benefit 6,235 low-income people for the purchase of their first home.
According to a report from the Directorate for the Promotion of Private Investment In the province, the contributions of 10 thousand balboas that the National Government provides to each family as initial payment for the mortgages of the low-income houses represented an investment of $12,501,175.
The document details that the approved non-transferable contributions were given as follows: 282 in January, 363 in March, 212 in May, 249 in June, 126 in July, 10 in September and 5 in October.
During this period, 397 resolutions of the bond of the $ 10 thousand with an investment of $3,979,925 that favored about 1,985 people.
Until the month of October there are 14 new urban projects registered in the Solidarity Fund in Coclé.
Jennifer Quintana, provincial director of Miviot, indicated that this social program is helping families so that they can access safe housing in urbanizations registered in the program and can provide their family with a safe home.
The requirements for applicants for the contribution of the Housing Solidarity Fund must have a household income of up toat $2 thousand and not own any property, in addition the house must have a value that does not exceed $ 70 thousand.