To provide for the temporary protection of certain rights to and interests in landwhich are not otherwise adequately protected by law; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
An Act to make provision for the acquisition of certain urban lands developed by persons other than the owners and for the regrant of lands so acquired.
The settlements of informal origin in Colombia emerged as an alternative to access housing for the socially and economically vulnerable population due to the limited institutional opportunities to obtain a solution. Thus, the victims of the armed conflict have found in this modality of urbanization a refuge in the city as a result of the forced displacement and the poverty.
The relationship between urban and rural areas has undergone great change in recent years. It is now often difficult to clearly define the borders between the two; instead we find a continuum ranging from agricultural zones to suburbs, informal settlements and urban centers.