This Decree regulates Law No. 11.977 on the Programme “Minha Casa, Minha Vida” on land regularization in urban settlements. The amendments deal with the financial aspects and administrative procedures related to the regularization of urban settlements.
Amended by: Decree No. 7.825 amending Decree No. 7.499 on the Programme “Minha Casa, Minha Vida”. (2012-10-11)
Amends: Law No. 11.977 regulating the Programme “Minha Casa, Minha Vida” on land regularization in urban settlements. (2009-07-07)
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Following more than three centuries under Portuguese rule, Brazil gained its independence in 1822, maintaining a monarchical system of government until the abolition of slavery in 1888 and the subsequent proclamation of a republic by the military in 1889. Brazilian coffee exporters politically dominated the country until populist leader Getulio VARGAS rose to power in 1930.