Housing Act

Original Language Title: Ley de Vivienda

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Housing Law

HOUSING LAW

Published in the DOF on June 27, 2006

Latest reform published in the DOF on April 20, 2015

On the sidelines a seal with the National Shield, which reads: United Mexican States.-Presidency of the Republic.

VICENTE FOX QUESADA, President of the United Mexican States, to its inhabitants known:

That the Honorable Congress of the Union, has served to address the following

DECREE

"THE GENERAL CONGRESS OF THE MEXICAN UNITED STATES, D E C R E T A:

HOUSING LAW TO BE EXPIDE

ONLY ARTICLE- The Housing Act is issued.

HOUSING LAW

TITLE FIRST

OF GENERAL PROVISIONS

ONLY CHAPTER

ARTICLE 1.- This Law is a regulation of Article 4. of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States in the field of housing. Its provisions are of public order and social interest and aim to establish and regulate national policy, programs, instruments and supports so that every family can enjoy decent and decent housing.

Housing is a priority area for national development. The State shall promote and organize the activities inherent in the matter, in itself and with the participation of the social and private sectors, in accordance with the provisions of this Law.

National policy and programs, as well as the set of instruments and supports that this order points out, conduct the development and promotion of the activities of the agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration in the field of housing, its coordination with the governments of the federal entities and municipalities, and the consultation with the social and private sectors, in order to lay the foundations for a more equitable national development, integrating the most developed population centres with the centres of productive development, also considering the less developed ones, in order to correct regional disparities and inequities social problems resulting from the disorderly growth of urban areas.

ARTICLE 2.- It will be considered decent and decent housing that complies with the applicable legal provisions in the area of human settlements and construction, sanitation, have habitable and auxiliary spaces, as well as with basic services and provide to its occupants legal certainty as to their property or legitimate possession, and contemplate criteria for the prevention of disasters and the physical protection of their occupants to potentially aggressive natural elements.

ARTICLE 3.- The provisions of this Law shall be applied under the principles of equity and social inclusion of means that everyone, regardless of their ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, social or economic status, health conditions, religion, opinions, preferences or marital status can exercise their right constitutional to housing.

The policies and programmes, as well as the instruments and supports to the housing referred to in this order, are shall be governed by the principles of respect for legality and legal protection of legitimate tenure, as well as the fight against the invasion of land and the irregular growth of cities.

The agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration that carry out or grant funding for housing programs or actions, are subject to the provisions of this Law and other applicable laws.

The bodies responsible for financing housing programmes for workers, in accordance with the required obligation In article 123 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States, they will be governed by the laws that regulate their own organization and operation and will coordinate their general policy guidelines and objectives to what is Law and the National Development Plan.

Government representatives in the organs of government, administration and surveillance of such bodies, care that their activities are in accordance with the provisions of this Law.

ARTICLE 4.- For the purposes of this Act, the following definitions shall apply:

I. Self-production of housing: the process of land management, construction and distribution of housing under the direct control of its users individually or collectively, which can be developed through the hiring of third parties or through of self-build processes;

II. Self-construction of housing: the construction or building process of the housing carried out directly by its own users, individually, family or collective;

III. stimuli: measures of a legal, administrative, fiscal or financial nature that establish different government orders to promote and facilitate the participation of the social and private sectors in the execution of actions, processes or housing programs;

IV. Habitable spaces: the place of housing where meeting or rest activities are carried out, which have the minimum dimensions of surface, height, ventilation and natural lighting, in addition to having a minimum of one bathroom, kitchen, dining-room and two bedrooms, in accordance with the necessary minimum characteristics and conditions establish Mexican laws and official standards;

V. Auxiliary spaces: the place of housing where work, hygiene and work activities are carried out circulation;

VI. Commission: the National Housing Commission;

VII. Intersecretarial Commission: the Housing Intersecretarial Commission;

VIII. Council: the National Housing Council;

IX. Housing improvement: action to consolidate or renew physical damaged housing or functionally, by means of extension, repair, structural reinforcement or rehabilitation activities that provide decent and decent housing;

X. Social housing production: that which is done under the control of autoproducers and autobuilders In addition, they operate non-profit and are primarily oriented to meet the housing needs of the low-income population, including those that are carried out by self-managing and supportive procedures that give priority to the value of the use of the housing on the market definition, mixing resources, constructive procedures and technologies based on their own needs and their capacity to manage and make decisions;

XI. Social producer of housing: the natural or moral person who produces individually or collectively Non-profit housing;

XII. National Housing Policy: the set of provisions, criteria, guidelines and measures of character This is a general rule that is established to coordinate the housing actions of the federal authorities, the federal and municipal entities, as well as their consultation with the private and social sectors, in order to comply with the mandate. constitutional right to decent and decent housing;

XIII. Information System: the National Housing Information and Indicators System, as the set of data produced by the public, social and private sectors, organized under a predetermined conceptual structure, that allows the housing and housing market to be shown, as well as the effects of public policies on the material, and

XIV. Soil: the physical and legal grounds likely to be predominantly intended for use housing in accordance with applicable provisions.

ARTICLE 5.- Policies and public housing programs, as well as instruments and supports to the housing must consider the different types and modes of housing production, among others: the entrepreneurship and self-produced or self-built, property, leasing or other legitimate forms of tenure; the various housing needs: acquisition or Land enablement; lots with minimal services; material parks; housing improvement; housing replacement; new housing; and, training, comprehensive assistance and housing and soil research, propitiating the housing supply It reflects the costs of soil, infrastructure, services, construction, financing and lower titration of the respective markets, for which they will incorporate measures of information, competence, transparency and other convenient to accomplish this purpose.

TITLE SECOND

OF NATIONAL HOUSING POLICY

CHAPTER I

Of the guidelines

ARTICLE 6.- The National Housing Policy is intended to comply with the purposes of this Law and must consider the following guidelines:

I. Promote opportunities for access to housing for the population, preferably for those in poverty, marginalization or vulnerability;

II. Incorporate strategies that encourage public, social, and private sectors to meet housing needs, in their different types and modalities;

III. Promote regulatory improvement measures aimed at strengthening legal certainty and lowering housing costs;

IV. Encourage the quality of housing and set the minimum criteria for habitable spaces and auxiliary;

V. Establish mechanisms for housing construction to respect the ecological environment, and the preservation and efficient use of natural resources;

VI. Encourage housing actions to be a factor in environmental sustainability, spatial planning and urban development;

VII. Promote that urban and architectural housing projects, as well as their production processes and the use of materials, are adapted to cultural and local traits to seek their identity and diversity;

VIII. Promote a balanced distribution and attention of housing stock across the territory national, considering local and regional needs and conditions, as well as the different types and modalities of the housing process;

IX. Promote measures that provide the population with sufficient information for decision-making on trends in urban development in your locality and about the options offered by institutional and market programmes, according to your needs, possibilities and preferences;

X. Establish intergovernmental and intergovernmental coordination mechanisms and mechanisms in the urban areas to make living in these spaces viable that exhibit the social, political and cultural diversity of the nation;

XI. To provide schemes that allow the participation of the communities of the various regions of the country, mainly those located in areas in high and very high marginalization, according to the indicators of the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy, with the aim of the continuous improvement of their homes and infrastructure public, and

XII. To monitor the correct application of the indicators of marginalization, which the National Council of Evaluation of Social Development Policy to address the addressing of federal, state, and municipal housing programs.

CHAPTER II

Of the programming

ARTICLE 7.- Public sector programming on housing will be established at:

I. The National Housing Program;

II. Special and regional programs;

III. The institutional programs of the entities of the Federal Public Administration in the field of housing;

IV. The programs of the Commission and the agencies and other entities of the Federal Public Administration, and

V. The programs of the federal entities and municipalities.

The federal programs referred to in this article shall be prepared in accordance with the provisions of this Law and other applicable orders. In the case of the programmes of the federative entities and municipalities the corresponding local legislation shall be observed.

The programmes, projects, stimuli, support, economic instruments, as well as the actions to be carried out by the application of this Law and other provisions in the field, in which resources of a federal nature are exercised, shall be subject to the availability for that purpose in the budget of the Federation of the Federation of the fiscal year and must observe the provisions of the Law of Budget, Accounting and Public Expenditure Federal, the Federation Revenue Act and the Federation's Budget for the fiscal year in question.

ARTICLE 8.- The National Housing Program will contain:

I. A diagnosis of the housing situation across the country, as well as a specific point of view of their main problems and trends;

II. The objectives that will govern the performance of the Federal Public Administration's housing actions and the mechanisms of coordination with the federative entities and the municipalities, as well as for the coordination of actions with the social sectors and private;

III. The general housing strategy, which will include the basic actions to be followed, the definition of the different forms of care, the identification of goals and priorities and their foreseeable impact on the urban system, as well as on development regional, economic and social;

IV. The identification of the sources of financing and the estimation of the resources needed for housing actions, both to make their offer possible and the satisfaction of their demand, as well as the mechanisms to encourage participation and public, social and private funding for housing;

V. Support and instruments to address the housing needs of the population, preferably in poverty, as well as the coordination guidelines between the corresponding instances for their implementation;

VI. The regulatory improvement measures aimed at strengthening legal certainty and reducing housing costs;

VII. The guidelines for the normalization of goods and services used in housing production;

VIII. The coordination strategies for the reduction of housing costs, as well as mechanisms that avoid undue practices that make financing, the acquisition, construction and improvement of housing more expensive;

IX. The foundations for the articulation of the National Housing Policy with spatial planning and urban development;

X. The definition of the programmes, mechanisms and instruments to implement the necessary actions in the field of soil;

XI. The identification of the soil needs and the estimation of the resources that make it possible to be available;

XII. The instruments and supports for social housing production, housing for progressive construction and rural housing;

XIII. Strategies and lines of action to facilitate access to public and private financing for the construction and improvement of housing for rural and indigenous peoples and communities;

XIV. The typology and modes of housing production that orient the actions in the field;

XV. The strategies and lines of action to encourage the development of the secondary market and housing leasing;

XVI. Strategies to develop housing actions that allow the relocation of the population established in high-risk or disaster-affected areas, in line with the territorial planning policy;

XVII. The minimum requirements that must be the subject of coordination with federative entities and municipalities for the regulation of buildings to ensure quality, safety and housing habitability, and

XVIII. The others to point out the National Development Plan and other legal orders.

The agencies and entities participating in the implementation of the actions provided for in this article, in the the scope of their respective competences shall be coordinated with the Commission for the purpose of its implementation.

ARTICLE 9.- The National Housing Program will be formulated by the Commission, approved by the President of the Republic by decree and will be subject to a permanent process of control and evaluation, observing the provisions of this order and, in the way, in the Law of Planning and the General Law of Social Development.

In the formulation of the National Program will be considered the proposals of the governments of the federative entities and of the municipalities, as well as the social and private sectors.

The Program, once approved and published in the Official Journal of the Federation, will be mandatory for the agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration in the field of their respective competencies, and will guide the planning and programming of the actions of the federal entities and municipalities in the field.

ARTICLE 10.- The institutional housing programs must comply with the Law of Planning and the provisions of this Law and the National Housing Program.

Federal Public Administration entities that carry out housing programs or grant funding, they must send their annual operational programmes to the Commission for their opinion, which will be forwarded to the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit, in order to be considered in the process of budgeting.

ARTICLE 11.- The dependencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration that carry out housing shall be submitted by its annual programmes, which shall serve as a basis for the integration of its preliminary draft budget.

Where appropriate, the financial mechanisms and housing actions provided for in these programmes shall be governed by the rules of operation issued by the owners of the premises or approved by the governing bodies of the institutions, in addition to the provisions applicable. In the latter case, they should consider the guidelines of the Industry Coordinator Dependency.

ARTICLE 12.- The dependencies, entities, and agencies of the Federal Public Administration that have their the financing, implementation or implementation of housing programs and actions, will be evaluated annually by itself or through independent bodies, which may be institutions of higher education, scientific research or organisations specialised in the field, in order to identify compliance with the objectives of this Law and the consistency of the various actions undertaken with the National Housing Policy and Program.

Without prejudice to the provisions of the applicable budgetary provisions, where federal resources are used, the evaluations shall be subject to the rules and guidelines to be determined by the Commission in the terms of this Law, as well as the provisions of the General Social Development Law.

The dependencies, entities and bodies referred to in the first paragraph of this Article, as well as the governments of the federative entities and the municipalities that finance, implement or execute housing programs with federal resources, will have the obligation to provide all the information and the facilities necessary for the realization of the assessment.

The results of the evaluations should be sent to the Commission, the Intersecretarial Commission, the National Council The Council and the committees of the Chambers of Deputies and Senators of the Congress of the Union shall evaluate the Social Development Policy, the Council and the committees. They will also be public in the terms of the Federal Law on Transparency and Access to Government Public Information.

Such instances will be able to issue suggestions and recommendations that they consider relevant.

THIRD TITLE

OF THE NATIONAL HOUSING SYSTEM

CHAPTER I

Of your object and integration

ARTICLE 13.- The National Housing System is established as a permanent coordination mechanism and consultation between the public, social and private sectors, which aims to:

I. Coordinate and arrange actions to meet the objectives, priorities and strategies of national housing policy;

II. Give integrality and coherence to actions, instruments, processes and supports aimed at meeting the needs of housing, particularly the population in poverty;

III. Promote and ensure the articulated participation of all productive factors whose activities have an impact on housing development;

IV. To strengthen coordination between the Federal Government and the governments of federal entities and municipalities, as well as to induce concertation actions with the social and private sectors, and

V. Promote inter-institutional coordination among different federal housing-related instances.

ARTICLE 14.- The National Housing System will consist of:

I. The Council;

II. The Intersecretarial Commission;

III. The Institute of the National Housing Fund for Workers; the Housing Fund of the Institute of Social Security and Services for State Workers; the National Fund for Popular Rooms and the Society Federal Mortgage, National Credit Company;

IV. The Commission, and

V. The governments of the federative entities and the municipalities, as well as the social and private sectors, in the terms of the agreements and agreements that the effect will take place.

CHAPTER II

Of competencies

ARTICLE 15.- The duties on housing shall be exercised by the Federal Government, the entities (a) federative and municipalities in their respective fields of competence.

ARTICLE 16.- The Commission is responsible for the promotion, coordination, promotion and implementation of the policy and the national housing program of the Federal Government, in the terms of this Law, the General Law of Human Settlements and other applicable ordinances.

ARTICLE 17.- The Commission will promote the governments of federal entities to issue their respective housing laws, in which they establish the responsibility and commitment of the state and municipal governments in the field of their powers for the solution of the housing problems of their communities. Among other tasks and responsibilities, it should be promoted that:

A.- State governments assume the following attributions:

I. Formulate and approve state housing programs, in line with the National Policy guidelines outlined by this Law, as well as evaluate and monitor their compliance;

II. Instrumentation mechanisms indicative of urban development trends and territorial planning in the medium and long term, as well as the planning, programming and budgeting of the entity's land and housing actions Federative, giving preferential attention to the population in poverty situation;

III. Convenir and housing programs and actions with the Federal Government, with the governments of the Federal institutions and municipalities; under criteria of regional development, territorial planning, urban planning and sustainable housing, seeking the rational exploitation and exploitation of natural resources and respect for the environment. environment;

IV. Support municipal authorities to request, in planning, resource management, program operation, and in the execution of soil and housing actions;

V. Promote the participation of the social and private sectors in the implementation of soil and housing programs and actions, in accordance with the provisions of this Law and other applicable legal systems, and

VI. Inform society about the actions they take on soil and housing.

B.- Municipalities assume the following attributions:

I. Formulate, approve and administer the municipal land and housing programs, in accordance with the National Policy guidelines indicated by this Law, in accordance with the corresponding state program and other local systems applicable, as well as assess and monitor compliance;

II. To implement mechanisms indicative of urban development trends and territorial planning in the medium and long term, as well as to carry out the planning, programming and budgeting of land and housing actions in its field territorial, giving preferential attention to the population in poverty;

III. Establish zones for housing development, in accordance with applicable urban development legislation;

IV. Coordinate, with the government of its federative entity, the execution and monitoring of the corresponding state housing program;

V. Provide, in terms of applicable legal provisions, municipal public services to the premises in which housing actions arising from the various federal, state and municipal housing programs are carried out;

VI. Coordinate actions with the government of your federative entity to receive support for planning, resource management, program operation, and enforcement of soil and housing actions, and

VII. Coordinate actions in soil and housing with other municipalities, under development criteria regional, territorial planning, urban planning and sustainable housing, seeking the rational exploitation and exploitation of natural resources and respect for the environment.

CHAPTER III

From the National Housing Commission

ARTICLE 18.- The Commission is created as a decentralized, public utility and social interest organization. sectorized, with legal personality and own patrimony. Your address will be in Mexico City, Federal District.

The Federal Law of ParaState Entities will apply to the Commission in which this Law is not opposed.

The powers that the Federal Executive has in matters of housing will be exercised by the Commission and by the dependencies and other entities of the Federal Public Administration, according to the area of competence that this and other laws confer on them.

ARTICLE 19.- Corresponds to the Commission:

I. Formulate, execute, coordinate, evaluate and follow up the National Housing Policy and the national program in the field, as well as propose, where appropriate, the corresponding adjustments, in accordance with the objectives and priorities to mark the National Development Plan;

II. Take the necessary actions to ensure that housing policy and programs comply with the applicable provisions on urban development, territorial planning and sustainable development;

III. Coordinate the National Housing System, with the participation that corresponds to the governments of the federal entities, to the municipalities and to the social and private sectors;

IV. Coordinate, arrange and promote housing and soil programs and actions with the participation of the public, social, and private sectors;

V. Promote that the entities and dependencies of the Federal Public Administration that perform housing actions, conduct their activities and programs in the matter in accordance with the provisions of this Law and in accordance with the Program National Housing;

VI. To promote the disposal and use of communal or communal land, with the participation that corresponds to the agricultural authorities and in accordance with the applicable legal provisions, in order to promote the development housing;

VII. Develop, implement and promote schemes, financing mechanisms and programs, subsidies and previous savings for housing, in their different types and modalities, prioritizing the attention of the population in poverty, coordinating their execution with the corresponding instances;

VIII. Promote and promote actions that facilitate access to resources and public and private financing for the construction and improvement of housing for rural and indigenous peoples and communities, as well as coordinate, agree and execute programmes to improve their living spaces;

IX. Evaluate and follow up the implementation of federal funds in favor of states and municipalities, and of the social and private sectors that are derived from the agreed actions and investments, in the terms of the previous fractions;

X. Promote and promote the actions of the different institutions of the public, social and private sectors, in their respective fields of competence, for the development of housing in the normative, technological, productive and social;

XI. Promote the issuance of official Mexican housing standards, considering the processes of generation, construction, marketing and maintenance, as well as the various productive modalities, in the terms of the Federal Law on Metrology and Standardisation;

XII. To participate in the elaboration, review and approval of the Mexican Standards that correspond to their competence and in accordance with the applicable legal provisions;

XIII. Promote and support the constitution and operation of certification and standardization bodies, verification units and test laboratories in order to have the norms and mechanisms that contribute to the habitability, safety and quality of the housing and housing developments, in accordance with applicable provisions;

XIV. Encourage and support measures that promote the quality of housing;

XV. Promote, in coordination with the other competent authorities, that the housing complies with the corresponding Mexican official standards, in accordance with the law of the matter;

XVI. Coordinate the operation and operation of the Information System;

XVII. Participate in the definition of the information and statistics guidelines on housing and soil, subject to the Law of the National System of Statistical and Geographical Information, as well as to integrate and administer the Information System;

XVIII. Give advice to the authorities of the federal entities and municipalities that request it, in the elaboration, implementation and evaluation of housing programs, as well as for the modernization of the legal framework in the area of housing and soil;

XIX. Promote the instruments and mechanisms that encourage the simplification and facilitation of procedures and procedures for the integration of housing projects in general, and those entrusted to it for its implementation, compliance with the agreements and conventions to be concluded;

XX. To conduct and promote research and studies on housing, and to disseminate publicly its results, as well as to coordinate the actions necessary for the granting and delivery of the National Housing Award;

XXI. Establish institutional links, technical assistance agreements and exchange of information with national governments and national and international agencies, in coordination with the competent authorities;

XXII. Encourage and support programs and projects of professional training, updating and comprehensive training for professionals, technicians and public servants related to the generation of housing, as well as for self-producers, self-builders and self-managing home managers;

XXIII. Promote and support the constitution and operation of non-profit organizations that provide advice and support to the low-income population to better develop their productive and habitat management processes, and

XXIV. The others who grant you this Law or other ordinances.

ARTICLE 20.- The Commission shall have its own patrimony which shall be constituted by the goods, rights and obligations acquired or assigned to or awarded to them; those acquired by any legal title; the budget ministers and donations awarded to them; the income they obtain by virtue of their operations; and that they receive for any other concept.

The management of the Commission will be subject to the system of the Annual Budget of the Federal Public Administration. as to the accounting, budget and public expenditure rules applicable to the Federal Public Administration.

ARTICLE 21.- For operation, administration and operation, the Commission shall have a Governing Board and a Director General, as well as with the administrative units required to comply with its object.

ARTICLE 22.- The Board of Government of the Commission shall be composed of:

I. The Holder of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit;

II. The Head of the Secretariat for Social Development;

III. The Head of the Energy Secretariat;

IV. The Head of the Secretariat of the Economy;

V. The Head of the Secretariat for Communications and Transport;

VI. The Head of the Secretariat for the Environment and Natural Resources;

VII. The Holder of the Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development Secretariat, and

VIII. The Director-General of the Commission, who will serve as Technical Secretary, who will have a voice but no vote;

Each owner member shall designate his or her alternate, who shall have the level of deputy or equivalent. The sessions of the Governing Board may be invited with a voice but without a vote to the public servants and specialists who, by the nature of the matters to be dealt with, agree on the Governing Board itself.

ARTICLE 23.- The Governing Board shall have the following inselectable attributions:

I. Approve the Organic Statute, as well as the other standards necessary for the functioning of the Commission, on a proposal from the Director-General of the Commission;

II. Approve the Commission's institutional programme;

III. Approve annually its estimates of revenue, its operational programme and its general budget of expenditure and investment, as well as the requirements for transfers or subsidies from the Commission, which shall be subject to the Federal Executive;

IV. Name, on a proposal from the Director General, the public servants of the Commission who hold positions with the two immediate administrative hierarchies lower than that of the latter;

V. Authorize policies for the conclusion of contracts, mandates and commissions related to the subject matter of the Commission;

VI. Approve general policies and authorize the conclusion of agreements and agreements with the governments of federal entities and municipalities, as well as collaboration with the social and private sectors, for the purposes of their object;

VII. Formulate the operating guidelines for programs that involve housing subsidies for their competition, as determined in the Federation's Government Budget;

VIII. Authorize the establishment, relocation and closure of coordination, delegations and agencies of the Commission in the national territory, on a proposal from the Director General;

IX. Authorize, subject to the provisions of the Secretariat of Finance, the following elements: the basic organic structure, the levels of posts, the bases for the elaboration of salary tabulators, wage policy and the incentives; promotion and promotion policies; selection, recruitment and training guidelines; separation criteria; performance evaluation indicators for the determination of compensation; and economic benefits established for the benefit of the employees of the Commission, on a proposal from the Director General;

X. Approve the annual programmes for the acquisition, leasing and disposal of movable and immovable property, the carrying out of works and the provision of services, which the Commission requires for the fulfilment of its object, as well as the policies, bases and general programmes governing the conventions, contracts, orders or agreements which the Commission is required to conclude with third parties in these matters, in accordance with the applicable rules;

XI. Analyze and approve, where appropriate, the half-yearly reports to be given by the Director-General, with the intervention corresponding to the Commissioners;

XII. Know and resolve those matters that the Director General submits to his consideration;

XIII. Know and resolve those issues that because of their importance, transcendence or special characteristics so merit, and

XIV. The others to determine this Law and the Commission's Organic Statute.

ARTICLE 24.- The Governing Board shall hold regular sessions at least four times a year and the extraordinary proposed by the Director-General of the Commission.

The Governing Board will be validly biased with the assistance of half plus one of its members. Their decisions shall be taken by a majority of the votes of the members present.

ARTICLE 25.- The Director General of the Commission will have the legal representation of the same, in addition to the the powers and obligations laid down in Articles 22 and 59 of the Federal Law on State Paraestations shall have the following powers:

I. To exercise the functions of its competence by agreement of the President of the Republic and to attend the meetings referred to in Article 7o. of the Organic Law of the Federal Public Administration;

II. Manage the human, material and financial resources allocated to the Commission;

III. Propose to the Governing Board the designation of the public servants of the two immediate hierarchies lower than that of the Holder itself;

IV. To conclude the legal acts, conventions and contracts that are necessary for the proper exercise of the functions of the Commission;

V. Coordinate the Council;

VI. Propose to the Governing Board for approval, the Commission's Organic Statute, as well as the Institutional Program of the Commission;

VII. To present to the President of the Republic and the Governing Board the Annual Report of the Commission's activities, as well as the situation that the programs of the Commission hold semi-annually;

VIII. Propose to the Governing Board, the general working conditions of the Commission, and

IX. The others to determine this Law and the Commission's Organic Statute.

ARTICLE 26.- The Commission will have a watchdog that will be composed of a Public Commissioner Owner and a Substitute, appointed by the Secretariat of Civil Service.

shall also have an internal control body which shall be an integral part of its structure and develop its functions according to the guidelines issued by the Secretariat of the Civil Service.

ARTICLE 27.- The dependencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration will have the obligation to to provide the information or technical cooperation requested by the Commission in terms of the applicable regulations.

CHAPTER IV

From The National Housing Council

ARTICLE 28.- The Council will be the consultation and advisory body of the Federal Executive, which will have the propose measures for the planning, formulation, implementation, implementation and monitoring of the National Housing Policy.

ARTICLE 29.- For the fulfillment of its object, the Council will have the following functions:

I. To know, analyze and formulate proposals regarding the housing policies contained in the National Housing Program and the programs that are derived from it, and to issue opinions on its compliance;

II. To consider the budgets of the agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration and the national, state and, where appropriate, municipal bodies, intended for housing programs and actions;

III. Propose the necessary structural changes in the housing sector, in accordance with the analyses carried out in the field, as well as the federal regulatory framework, the federal entities and the municipalities;

IV. Propose criteria for the planning and implementation of housing policies and programs in the federal, regional, state and municipal areas;

V. Propose general schemes of organization for the effective care, coordination and linkage of housing activities in the different sectors of the Federal Public Administration, with the federal entities and the municipalities, and with the different productive sectors of the country;

VI. Request and receive information from the various dependencies and entities that perform housing programs and actions;

VII. Issue the guidelines for operation and operation, and

VIII. Approve the creation of committees and working groups to focus on specific topics and issue guidelines for their operation.

ARTICLE 30.- The Federal Executive will determine the form of Council integration, based on principles of plurality and equity, considering the federal regime of the country and the representativeness of the public, social and private sectors. The Council shall meet in an ordinary manner at least once a semester, and in an extraordinary manner when required.

The Council will be integrated with:

I. The head of the Federal Executive, who will preside over it;

II. The head of the Commission, who will serve as the General Coordinator;

III. Representatives of the Federal Public Sector;

IV. Representatives of the state housing agencies;

V. Representatives of the business organizations primarily dedicated to building, promoting and producing housing;

VI. Representatives of funding, consulting and certification service entities for land and housing acquisition;

VII. Representatives of civil society institutions and organizations and professional associations, related to housing and human settlements, and

VIII. Representatives of universities and institutions of higher education, related to housing and human settlements.

ARTICLE 31.- The participation in the Council will be honorific, so its members will not perceive compensation or consideration.

CHAPTER V

From the Housing Intersecretarial Commission

ARTICLE 32.- The Intersecretarial Commission will be the permanent character of the Federal Executive that it shall be aimed at ensuring that the implementation of the programmes and the promotion of housing actions is carried out in a coordinated manner in order to comply with the National Housing Policy.

ARTICLE 33.- The Intersecretarial Commission will be chaired by the Federal Executive's Holder or by whom designate and be made up of the following state secretariats:

I. Social Development;

II. Finance and Public Credit;

III. Environment and Natural Resources;

IV. Energy;

V. Economics;

VI. Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food;

VII. Communications and Transports;

VIII. Public Education;

IX. Work and Social Security;

X. Health, and

XI. Agrarian, Territorial, and Urban Development.

The sessions of the Intersecretarial Commission may be invited to participate in other dependencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration, in accordance with the issues in question.

The Chairman of the Intersecretarial Commission may be replaced in his or her absences by the same person. The other members of the Intersecretarial Commission shall appoint their respective alternate, who shall be the deputy secretary or equivalent who has the greatest relationship with the housing.

The Intersecretarial Commission shall have an Executive Secretary, who shall be the Head of the Commission.

ARTICLE 34.- To meet its object, the Intersecretarial Commission will have the following functions:

I. Linking actions to promote economic growth, social development, urban development, rural development, spatial planning, environmental improvement and optimal use of natural resources, with the National Policy of Housing;

II. To agree on investments and financing and coordination mechanisms to expand housing supply; to facilitate credit for the entire population; to consolidate social housing production and to achieve greater transparency and equity in the allocation of support, stimulus and federal subsidies for the acquisition, construction and improvement of housing, particularly those aimed at the population in poverty;

III. Propose mechanisms for the planning, development and implementation of housing programs;

IV. To know the assessments of the housing programs and the implementation of the actions and intersectoral investments for the achievement of decent and decent housing, if any, to formulate the corresponding proposals;

V. Know the Council's opinions and recommendations;

VI. Approve the creation of subcommittees and work groups for specific topic attention;

VII. Develop and approve your Rules of Procedure for organization and operation, and

VIII. Other as determined by the Federal Executive Holder.

ARTICLE 35.- The agreements of the Intersecretarial Commission will be required for the dependencies that the shall be integrated and implemented in accordance with the powers conferred upon them by the Organic Law of the Federal Public Administration and other applicable provisions. They shall also, in their capacity as sector coordinators, promote the participation of the entities that are grouped together for the fulfilment of these entities.

ARTICLE 36.- Intersecretarial Commission agreements must be notified to the Intersecretarial Commission Social Development, in order to guarantee integrality in the design and implementation of the National Social Development Policy. They shall also be notified to the Council in order to provide the Council with elements for carrying out their duties.

ARTICLE 37.- The Intersecretarial Commission shall hold an ordinary session, at least once a quarter, and in an extraordinary manner as often as necessary.

The Intersecretarial Commission will take advantage of the administrative structures of the dependencies that integrate it.

CHAPTER VI

Of Coordination

ARTICLE 38.- To comply with the purpose of this Law, the Federal Executive, through the Commission and with the the participation of the other agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration, will conclude agreements and agreements in the terms of this Law, which will have as their object:

I. Establish mechanisms to ensure adequate distribution of responsibilities, as well as consistency and complementarity between federal housing and soil policies, programs, and actions, with those of federal entities and municipalities;

II. Apply resources for the execution of planned actions in housing programs;

III. Encourage a competitive floor offering;

IV. Encourage and support the processes of social production of housing, rural and indigenous housing;

V. Organize and promote the production and distribution of building materials that meet Mexican official standards;

VI. Encourage the development of improved and modulated constructive systems in accordance with cultural patterns and the bioclimatic environment of the regions;

VII. Promote the development of the secondary market and housing leasing;

VIII. Provide assistance and training to local agencies for the programming, implementation, implementation and evaluation of housing programs;

IX. To establish measures that strengthen the capacity of municipalities to manage and specify the responsibilities of those involved in the formulation and implementation of housing and soil programs;

X. Promote regulatory approval and simplification of administrative procedures required for the implementation of housing actions, recognizing the different types and modalities of housing production;

XI. Facilitating information mechanisms and studies on needs, inventory, Modalities and characteristics of the dwelling;

XII. Promoting inclusive strategies to increase the social impact of tax resources, with the objective of promoting housing programs from planning for regional development and urban and territorial planning;

XIII. Promote coordination and planning mechanisms to identify common priorities for the region and pool resources to finance projects that trigger housing and regional development programs, and

XIV. The realization of the other actions that are intended to fulfill the purposes provided for in that Law.

In the agreements and agreements outlined in this article, the provisions of this article will have to be observed corresponding to the General Law of Human Settlements and other applicable ordinances.

ARTICLE 39.- The Federal Government, through the agreements or agreements it holds with the governments of the Federal entities and municipalities, may transfer economic resources to supplement the implementation of their housing and soil projects, intended for the poverty-stricken population.

The terms and conditions necessary for securing the agreement shall be laid down in the agreements or conventions themselves. correct application, use and destination of the resources, as well as the criteria for their control and evaluation, in accordance with the Federation's Budget of expenditures for the corresponding fiscal year and other applicable regulations. State and municipal governments will provide all facilities for the Federal Executive to verify the correct application of these resources.

In cases where such resources are used for different purposes, the legislation will be provided for in the legislation. applicable to the relevant administrative, civil and criminal responsibilities.

The Federal Government will provide advice and support to federal entities and municipalities, so that both government has greater technical and operational capacity.

ARTICLE 40.- In disaster situations the Federal Government, in coordination with the federal entities and municipalities, should establish emerging housing programs for care for survivors.

CHAPTER VII

From the Coalition to the Social and Private Sectors

ARTICLE 41.- The Federal Executive will promote the participation of the social and private sectors in the implementation of housing programs and actions.

ARTICLE 42.- The agreements and agreements to be concluded with the social and private sectors may have object:

I. Seek access to the greatest number of people to housing, establishing mechanisms that will preferentially benefit the population in poverty;

II. Promote the creation of funds and instruments for the timely and competitive generation of housing and soil;

III. Promote the legal security of housing and soil through the relevant organ;

IV. Finance and build housing projects, as well as infrastructure and equipment intended for it;

V. Develop, implement and evaluate constructive standards, technologies, techniques and processes that reduce construction and operation costs, facilitate self-production or self-construction of housing, raise the quality and energy efficiency of the It also supports the preservation and care of the environment and natural resources;

VI. Run urban actions and works for the construction, improvement and conservation of housing, as well as for land acquisition;

VII. Keep up-to-date information regarding the housing inventory, for integration into the Information System;

VIII. Implement programs so that inputs and materials for building and improving housing are competitive;

IX. Drive and develop educational models to form housing specialists, train users, and encourage research in housing and soil, and

X. Other actions to be agreed by the parties for compliance with this Law.

CHAPTER VIII

From the National Information and Indicators System Housing

ARTICLE 43.- The Information System is created, which will be intended to integrate, generate and disseminate the information that is required for the proper planning, implementation and monitoring of the National Housing Policy, as well as for the strengthening of the articulated housing supply in the country.

The Commission will integrate and manage the Information System, which will be subject to the provisions provided for in the Law of the National System of Statistical and Geographical Information and will be formed with the information provided by the agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration in aspects related to housing and the soil, as well as the one that allows to identify evolution and growth the market in order to have sufficient information to assess the effects of housing policy.

The Commission will propose to the National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics the indicators that housing should be considered in the lifting of national censuses, housing, economic and socio-demographic surveys, and other counts.

Likewise, both instances will be coordinated so that within the integration of national accounts will be disaggregated a specific housing account, which will be called the Housing Satellite Account in Mexico, which will allow in-depth knowledge of the effect of the sector in the overall context of the economy.

ARTICLE 44.- The Information System will contain the items to keep the inventory up to date housing, determine the calculations on the lag and the housing needs, its quality and spaces, its access to basic services, as well as adequate planning of the housing supply, the soil requirements and the targeting of programmes and actions in the field.

Among other assessment indicators, the following should be considered: goals for territorial coverage; beneficiaries by income groups at times the minimum wage and program modalities, whether they are new housing, housing replacement, leasing or housing improvement; evaluation of the products housing in terms of its location in population centers with (a) to the sources of employment, housing habitability and adaptability to the cultural, social and environmental conditions of the regions; and, evaluation of land prices, control measures to prevent their speculation and their effects on housing programs.

ARTICLE 45.- The Commission will design and promote mechanisms and instruments of access to the information they generate public and private institutions in the area of housing finance, so that the population knows the options that exist in housing.

ARTICLE 46.- The governments of the federative entities and the municipalities, the organizations of the social and private sectors, as well as the institutions of higher education and research, will provide the relevant information in the framework of the agreements and conventions which will be concluded with the Commission, in which it will be The common priorities for the region and the pooling of resources to finance projects that will trigger housing development.

TITLE FOURTH

FUNDING FOR HOUSING

CHAPTER I

Of the General Provisions for Financing the Housing

ARTICLE 47.- The instruments and supports in the field of financing for the realization of the actions of housing will be the credit, the subsidies that the Federal Government and the governments of the federal entities and the municipalities for this effect will allocate, as well as the savings of the individuals and other contributions from the public, social and private.

The Commission shall promote financial schemes and programmes combining resources from credit, savings, subsidy and other contributions, to generate options that respond to the housing needs of the different sectors of the population, preferably those in poverty and social producers.

ARTICLE 48.- The investments made by the agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration, as well as the entities and bodies responsible for implementing or financing housing programs for workers as provided for in Article 123 of the Mexican Constitution, they must be consistent with the needs for improvement of the housing stock and housing requirements in their different types and modalities, according to the diagnosis established in the National Housing Program.

The investments referred to in the preceding paragraph must be proportionate and equitable between the different regions and income groups, taking into account the diverse needs of the population and their different forms of care.

In the formulation of their budgets they will be considered the medium and long term vision as well as the continuity and Complementarity that the housing programs require.

ARTICLE 49.- The rules of operation of the programs of the dependencies, entities, and agencies of the Federal Public Administration in the field of housing improvement, will provide mechanisms to complement the contributions made by the governments of the federal entities and municipalities for the implementation of these programs.

ARTICLE 50.- The Federal Government, through its agencies and competent entities, in the terms of the applicable legal provisions and in accordance with the budgetary availabilities, shall implement and promote a system of stimuli and support to the governments of the federal and municipal entities that provide resources for the implementation of federal housing programs.

ARTICLE 51.- Programs, funds and federal resources to meet housing needs the population in poverty, shall be subject to the provisions of this Law, the General Law of Social Development and the corresponding operating rules.

ARTICLE 52.- The Federal Executive, through its agencies and competent entities, will coordinate with Federal entities where indigenous peoples and communities are located, to guide the actions and amounts of federal public investment for housing programs, in the terms set forth in section B of the article 2o. of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States.

In all cases, the participation of indigenous peoples and communities should be considered, and if necessary, of the municipalities, as well as the coordination of actions with the private and social sectors.

ARTICLE 53.- Dependencies and federal entities that perform housing actions shall give publicity to the lists of beneficiaries of the actions they carry out, once the corresponding selection process has been carried out, through the means and in the places considered most likely to be disseminated in the locality concerned.

CHAPTER II

From Credit for Housing

ARTICLE 54.- The public sector, with the corresponding participation of the social and private sectors, design, coordinate, arrange and promote schemes so that the credit allocated to the various types, modalities and housing needs is accessible to the entire population, in accordance with the provisions of this Law and other provisions applicable.

For the execution and complementation of these schemes, co-financing mechanisms will be sought between public, private or social sector institutions to expand the economic possibilities of the population in the performance of housing stock.

To strengthen the payment capacity of the population in poverty, the resources from the credit may be supplemented by federal grants, federal grants, and municipalities, the grant of which shall be subject to the provisions of this Law and other applicable laws.

ARTICLE 55.- The Federal Government will develop and promote insurance and guarantee instruments to boost the access to public and private credit to all sectors of the population, preferably for the population in poverty.

Dependencies and entities that grant housing credits with tax resources should provide the information from the beneficiaries to the Commission, who shall forward it to the Secretariat for Social Development for integration into the single register of beneficiaries provided for in the General Law on Social Development.

ARTICLE 56.- The agencies that finance housing for workers, in compliance with the obligation that Article 123 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States shall be governed by the provisions of their respective organic laws, and shall observe, as appropriate, the application of the rules referred to in this Chapter.

ARTICLE 57.- The Institute of the National Housing Fund for Workers; the Housing Fund of the Institute of Security and Social Services for State Workers; the National Fund of Popular Rooms and the Federal Mortgage Society, National Credit Society, must issue rules of a general nature that allow channelling resources at preferential rates for the population of low resources, as well as housing mobility in housing financed by them, by means of procedures to facilitate, where appropriate, the lease or transfer of use for any such housing title.

ARTICLE 58.- Development banking institutions linked to the housing sector should design and Implement mechanisms that encourage the participation of diverse sources of financing to generate opportunities to provide the population with poverty, access to housing, in accordance with the applicable provisions and the rules to be issued by the Secretariat of Finance and Credit Public.

CHAPTER III

Housing Savings

ARTICLE 59.- For the grant of funding for the various types, modalities and housing needs, programs that incorporate the prior savings of the beneficiaries will be encouraged, taking advantage of the credit institutions and the instances of popular savings, particularly the savings and popular credit institutions authorized by applicable laws in the field.

For such purposes, the Federal Executive will arrange with financial sector institutions, facilities and stimulus to implement savings, hook and finance programs for housing acquisition.

ARTICLE 60.- Programs will be encouraged that stipulate that the agreed fulfillment of the deposits in the amounts and savings time, credit commitments, allowance or both, as appropriate, without prejudice to the other eligibility requirements laid down by the applicable provisions, taking into account the socio-economic conditions of savings the beneficiaries.

CHAPTER IV

From Subsidies

ARTICLE 61.- The subsidies that the Federal Government grants in matters of housing and land will be used exclusively to households in poverty, which shall be defined, identified and measured in accordance with the provisions of the General Law on Social Development and its Rules of Procedure.

The Secretariat of Social Development must prepare annually, a substantiated estimate that determines the amount of federal resources required to complete the subsidy policy.

For the estimation of the resources referred to in the preceding paragraph, the housing lag must be considered, housing needs, the poverty condition of households, as well as the degree of marginalization of the rural or urban community, among others.

This estimate will be presented in conjunction with the Federation's Draft Budget of Eglings that the Federal Executive refers to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of the Union, who will have to consider it for the approval of the Federation's Government Budget for the fiscal year that corresponds, taking into account the commitments that, in its This is the case, as a result of the programmes being implemented in compliance with the by this order.

ARTICLE 62.- Federal programs that grant housing subsidies will be subject to what you determine the Budget of the Federation for the corresponding fiscal year. For the granting of subsidies, the competent agencies and agencies must observe the following criteria:

I. Care for the population in poverty;

II. The amounts of subsidies should be differentiated according to the income levels of their recipients, giving preferential attention to families with the lowest income;

III. Subsidies should be clearly targeted, identified and quantified, setting the selection criteria and criteria to be met by the recipients;

IV. Subsidies should be established with equity, both for beneficiary households, as well as for regions, federal entities and municipalities;

V. The amounts and procedures for the allocation of the subsidies shall be transparent, and establish clearly the temporality and responsibility for their exercise, control and monitoring, and

VI. To distribute the subsidies among the federal entities, the municipalities and the households to benefit, the conditions of rezago, housing needs, modalities of attention and the degree of marginalization or poverty, among others.

ARTICLE 63.- To ensure the application of the principles of equity and social inclusion in access to subsidies, the Federal Government will draw up rules for its distribution in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 of this Law.

ARTICLE 64.- Instances that grant federal housing subsidies must provide the information from the beneficiaries to the Commission, who shall forward it to the Secretariat for Social Development for integration into the single register of beneficiaries provided for in the General Law on Social Development.

TITLE FIFTH

OF THE LAND

ONLY CHAPTER

ARTICLE 65.- The supports and instruments that the Federal Government establishes in the field of soil, will be directed to:

I. Support the governments of the federative entities and municipalities, in the generation of a land offer for the development of housing actions, and

II. Promote schemes and programs that provide for resources from credit, savings, and subsidies for land acquisition.

ARTICLE 66.- The Federal Government, through the Commission and with the participation of the other agencies and competent entities of the Federal Public Administration, will implement actions, programs and stimuli that will induce collaboration and coordination with the governments of the federal entities and municipalities, as well as the participation of owners and developers, to generate soil with services, preferably for the benefit of the population in poverty, marginalization or vulnerability and of the social housing producers, for which it will conclude the necessary agreements and agreements.

ARTICLE 67.- The Commission, with the support of the development bank, will implement accompanying programs for the progressive improvement of housing, for the benefit of the poverty-stricken population to which a lot has been assigned to it in the terms of the previous article or acquired by another means.

ARTICLE 68.- The acquisition of land or the constitution of territorial reserves for purposes They shall observe the applicable legal provisions on human, agricultural and environmental settlements. This provision will apply to all types of real estate operations.

ARTICLE 69.- Programs supported with resources from federal agencies, entities, or agencies For the establishment of territorial reserves and the use of land for incorporation into housing development, they must observe the plans and programs of urban development in force of the federative entities and the municipalities.

When it comes to land of ejidal or communal origin, the promotion of its incorporation into urban development must be made with the intervention of the Commission for the Regularization of the Tenure of the Earth, in the terms of the applicable provisions.

ARTICLE 70.- The Federal Government will promote and promote real estate projects in which they are transferred land of common use or land for commercial or civil society in which ejido or community members participate, giving priority to access to the social housing producers, in accordance with this Law, the Agrarian Law and other provisions applicable.

TITLE SIXTH

QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF HOUSING

ONLY CHAPTER

ARTICLE 71.- For the purpose of offering quality of life to the occupants of the housing, the Commission promote, in coordination with the competent authorities both federal and local, that in the development of the housing actions in its different modalities and in the use of resources and associated services, the housing have habitable spaces and auxiliary spaces Sufficient in function to the number of users, provide the services of drinking water, eviction of wastewater and electrical energy that contribute to decrease the vectors of disease, as well as guarantee the structural safety and the adequacy the climate with sustainability, energy efficiency and disaster prevention criteria, preferably using standard goods and services.

will also promote the use of renewable energy through new technologies applicable to housing, agreement to the bioclimatic regions of the country, using standard equipment and systems in any of its modalities.

The authorities of the Federal Government, the federal authorities and the municipalities in the field of their respective powers, they shall verify compliance with the provisions of this Law on the quality and sustainability of housing, and the corresponding laws and regulations.

ARTICLE 72.- The Commission, based on the normative model that the effect will formulate, will promote the authorities competent to issue, apply and maintain in force and permanently updated legal provisions, Mexican official standards, building process codes and construction regulations containing the technical requirements to guarantee the structural safety, habitability and sustainability of all housing, and to define general responsibilities, as well as for each stage of the housing production process.

Those localities which do not have the provisions laid down in the preceding paragraph shall take as reference the Model formulated by the Commission. This model will include technical requirements that ensure structural safety, habitability, efficiency and sustainability of housing.

ARTICLE 73.- Land and housing actions funded by federal resources, as well as those of organizations that finance housing for workers in compliance with the obligation set forth in Article 123 of the Mexican Constitution, will have to observe the guidelines that in the field of equipment, infrastructure and linking with the environment, establish the Secretariat Social Development, listening to the opinion of the Commission for each target group of the population, in order to consider the impacts of the same, in accordance with the provisions of the General Law of Human Settlements and other provisions applicable.

ARTICLE 74.- Housing actions to be performed in federal entities and municipalities must be congruent with the needs of each population centre and with the plans and programmes that regulate the use and exploitation of the soil, in order to ensure an orderly urban development. In addition, they will set out the forecasts to give housing developments that comply with the above, infrastructure and basic equipment and will take the necessary measures to mitigate the possible impacts on the environment.

ARTICLE 75.- In order to promote adequate social coexistence, administration and maintenance of housing units and in general of multifamily housing shall be left to the user or address of the user, in accordance with the applicable provisions.

The Commission shall encourage local authorities to issue regulatory instruments regulating such assemblies and their different property regimes, taking into account the different cultural and urban regions, types and conditions of the population;

The Commission may issue opinions, when requested by the federative entities, with respect to the implementation of programs and actions that will enable the quality of housing to be raised and its productive processes to be efficient.

ARTICLE 76.- The Commission will promote the authorities of the federative entities and the municipalities to celebrate agreements and agreements with the social and private sectors, aimed at improving the conditions of coexistence, promoting the provision and administration of the necessary infrastructure, equipment and urban services, as well as the shared funding for proper maintenance sustainable units and housing developments.

ARTICLE 77.- The Commission will encourage the participation of the public, social and private sectors in financing for the development and application of eco-technics and new technologies in housing and sanitation, mainly of low cost and high productivity, that meet certification parameters and comply with the principles of decent and decent housing.

Will also promote technologies, be in line with social, regional and environmental requirements characteristics of the population, establishing mechanisms for technological research and experimentation.

ARTICLE 78.- The normative model, the Mexican norms applicable to the architectural design of the housing and constructive prototypes should consider the interior and exterior spaces; the efficiency of the functional, constructive and service systems; the typing and modulation of their elements and components, respecting the different areas of the country, natural resources, energy saving and housing modalities.

In this type of rules the conditions and characteristics of the living and auxiliary spaces must be considered. and security for different types of housing and their construction stages.

ARTICLE 79.- The Secretariat of the Economy, considering the opinion of the Commission, will dictate the provisions necessary to regulate and guide the transfer of technology applicable to housing and establish by itself or through national standards organizations Mexican standards regarding the quality and performance of basic goods and services for housing construction.

ARTICLE 80.- The dependencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration will support as a priority the application of the rules referred to in this Chapter. The Commission shall promote the public recognition of those agents who perform their actions under the criteria set out in this Law.

ARTICLE 81.- The Federal Government will encourage the use of basic inputs for housing construction, comply with Mexican official standards and Mexican standards.

ARTICLE 82.- The Commission will promote the conclusion of agreements and agreements with producers of materials basic for building housing at preferential prices for:

I. Attention to emerging housing programs for disaster relief;

II. Support social housing production programs, particularly those of self-production, self-construction, and housing improvement for families in poverty, and

III. The formation of material packages for families in poverty.

Will also promote the conclusion of agreements for the provision of advisory and training to the acquirers of materials for the proper use of the products, on building systems and architectural prototypes, as well as for obtaining the necessary licenses and building permits.

ARTICLE 83.- The Commission will promote the use of materials and products that contribute to avoiding effluents and emissions that deteriorate the environment, as well as those that own energy savings, efficient water use, a more comfortable and healthy environment within the housing according to the climatic characteristics of the region.

ARTICLE 84.- The competent authorities and agencies of the Federal Public Administration shall design mechanisms for promoting innovation and technological exchange in the production and use of materials and products for the construction of housing, giving priority to the country's public research and higher education institutions.

TITLE SEVENTH

OF SOCIAL HOUSING PRODUCTION

CHAPTER I

Of The Instruments and Programs

ARTICLE 85.- The Federal Government will have to support social housing production in its various types and modalities, through the development of legal, programmatic, financial, administrative and promotion instruments.

ARTICLE 86.- The Commission will encourage, in coordination with federal agencies and agencies, as well as Federal entities and municipalities, the development of land and housing programmes aimed at:

I. Autoproducers and self-builders, individual or collective, for their different types, modalities and housing needs, and

II. Other producers and specialized technical agents that operate non-profits such as non-governmental organizations, trade associations and private assistance institutions.

ARTICLE 87.- Policies and programs aimed at encouraging and supporting social housing production and the housing of rural and indigenous communities should:

I. Contemplate the entire housing production process, including the different types, modalities and housing needs;

II. Care preferably for vulnerable, marginalized or poverty-stricken groups;

III. Offer support and technical, social, legal and financial assistance that combines savings, credit and subsidy with the work of beneficiaries in different types and modalities of housing;

IV. Consider integrality and progressiveness in the solution of housing needs, with medium-and long-term vision, continuity and complementarity of comprehensive assistance and the material or financial support that is given to them. provide;

V. Focus preferably on the woman breadwinner, the promotion and support actions, giving them the power of decision in relation to the savings, the credit and the subsidy, and

VI. Address the various legal forms of ownership and ownership of land, as well as individual or collective tenure, whether private or not, adapting the various financial instruments and products to the effect.

Dealing with rural and indigenous communities must be recognized and their cultural characteristics are addressed, respecting their forms of territorial settlement and favouring constructive systems in accordance with the bioclimatic environment of the regions, as well as their modes of housing production;

ARTICLE 88.- The Commission, in coordination with housing agencies and with federal agencies, state and municipal will encourage in the programs and projects of social production housing the inclusion of productive activities and the development of income generating activities oriented to the economic strengthening of the population participating in them, in accordance with the provisions of the applicable provisions.

ARTICLE 89.- In support of the development of social housing production, the Commission will encourage implementation of training, research and technological development agreements with universities, non-governmental organizations and specialized consultants, among others.

ARTICLE 90.- The actions and resources that the Federal Government agencies and agencies schedule or For the promotion and encouragement of social housing production, they must maintain proportionality and equity among the different regions of the country, taking into account the different types, modalities and needs of housing.

ARTICLE 91.- Civil society organizations that have as their object the acquisition, improvement, the construction or social production of the housing, as well as the granting of comprehensive advice on the subject, will be the subject of actions of promotion by the agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration, for which they will be subject, in addition to the provisions of this law, to the Federal Law of Fomento Activities carried out by Civil Society Organisations.

CHAPTER II

Of Cooperative Housing Societies

ARTICLE 92.- It is housing cooperative societies that are constituted in order to build, to acquire, lease, improve, maintain, manage or finance housing, or to produce, obtain or distribute basic building materials for its partners.

The constitution, administration, supervision and dissolution of the housing cooperative societies will be governed by the provisions laid down in the General Law on Cooperative Societies, in this chapter and in the other applicable laws.

The offices in charge of the Public Records of Property and Commerce will have to forward to the Commission in free form, certified copy of all the documents which are the subject of registration by the housing cooperative societies, within a period of not more than 30 working days from which the registration has been made in order to be considered in the Information System.

ARTICLE 93.- The assets of cooperative societies will be variable and will be integrated by:

I. The social capital constituted by the social partners that subscribe and integrate the partners, which will be nominative, indivisible and of equal value, and

II. Surpluses resulting from the activities of the cooperative society, the legal reserve, the cooperative promotion fund, the donations, subsidies, inheritances and legacies received from natural and moral persons, public or private, national or international and for the additional sum to be collected from the partners as compensation for maintenance costs of the common homes and services.

Housing cooperative societies may constitute the commissions, funds and social reserves that it considers necessary general assembly.

ARTICLE 94.- The General Law of Cooperative Societies will be applied in an extra way in that it does not oppose to this Law.

TITLE EIGHTH

POPULAR COMPLAINT AND RESPONSIBILITIES

CHAPTER I

From Popular Denunciation

ARTICLE 95.- Everyone may report to the Commission or to other competent authorities all facts, act or omission that produces or may cause damage to the exercise of the rights set out in this Law or contravene its provisions and other laws governing matters relating to housing.

ARTICLE 96.- The popular complaint may be exercised by any person, in writing and must consist of:

I. The name or business name, address and other information to enable the complainant to be identified and, where appropriate, his legal representative;

II. Acts, facts or omissions reported;

III. Data to identify the alleged offending authority, and

IV. The evidence to be provided by the complainant.

The complaint shall be processed and resolved in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Administrative Procedure Act.

CHAPTER II

Of Responsibilities

ARTICLE 97.- Public servants who are involved in the housing programs they use In order to benefit from or favour third parties in the production and acquisition of housing, construction of infrastructure works or real estate operations, they will be punished in accordance with the provisions of the Title Fourth of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States, the Federal Law on Administrative Responsibilities of Public Servants or in their case by the Federal Criminal Code.

Everyone will be entitled to access to public housing information in the terms of the Federal Law of Transparency and Access to Government Public Information.

TRANSIENT

FIRST.- This Law shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the Federation.

SECOND.- The Federal Housing Act is repealed, published in the Official Journal of the Federation on February 7 of 1984, and any legal and regulatory provisions on housing which are opposed to this Decree shall be repealed.

THIRD.- The National Housing Commission will be constituted from the entry into force of the present Decree, assuming the functions and integrating with the organic structure, financial, material and human resources currently assigned to the National Commission for the Promotion of Housing, the unconcentrated organ of the Secretariat of Development Social.

FOURTH.- The Federal Executive will have to issue the Organic Statute of the National Housing Commission, more at the latest 60 calendar days at the entry into force of this Decree.

QUINTO.- Staff who, under this Decree, pass, from the National Commission for the Promotion of Housing to the National Housing Commission, in no way will be affected by the prerogatives and labor rights it has acquired on the basis of Article 123 (B) of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States.

Mexico, D.F., at 25 April 2006.-Sen. Enrique Jackson Ramirez, President.-Dip. Marcela González Salas P., President.-Sen. Sara I. Castellanos Cortes, Secretary.-Dip. Patricia Garduno Morales, Secretary.-Rubicas."

In compliance with the provisions of Article 89 of the Political Constitution of the United States Mexicans, and for their due publication and observance, I request this Decree at the Federal Executive Branch, in Mexico City, Federal District, twenty-six days in June of two thousand six.- Vicente Fox Quesada.- Heading.-The Secretary of Government, Maria Abascal Carranza.-Heading.