Rs 843 Federal Law Of October 4, 1974, Encouraging Construction And Ownership Of Housing (Casl)

Original Language Title: RS 843 Loi fédérale du 4 octobre 1974 encourageant la construction et l’accession à la propriété de logements (LCAP)

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843 federal law encouraging construction and ownership of housing (CASL) of October 4, 1974 (status 1 January 2013) the Federal Assembly of the Swiss Confederation, view of art. 34 of the federal constitution; considering the message of the federal Council of September 17, 1973, stop: Introduction art. 1 the law is intended to encourage the construction of housing and equipment of land for this purpose, to lower the cost of housing, primarily rents, and to facilitate the acquisition of ownership of apartments and family houses.
For the execution of these tasks, the Confederation cooperates with interested organizations.
Is reserved to the competence of the cantons to supplement the measures taken by the Confederation.

Art. 2 definitions the housing are intended and premises within the habitat of the people.
The apartments and family homes are housing within the meaning of this Act.
Second homes and holiday homes do not fall under the law.
Only apply to homes and retirement homes the provisions of the Act which are intended to ensure the land necessary for the construction of housing and allow their equipment, as well as those concerning research on the housing, research in construction market and the rationalization of construction.

Part 1 promotion of housing construction in general title 1 equipment and provision of land for the construction of housing art. 3 relationship with the land and the protection of the environment the Confederation encourages land equipment to build as part of the requirements on the development of the territory and the protection of the environment. It takes additional measures in accordance with the following provisions, to improve and to ensure this equipment as well as to acquire the land needed for the construction of housing and can provide special assistance for these purposes.

New content of the 2 sentence according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).

Chapter 1 law governing equipment Section 1 General art. 4 definition general equipment is to provide an area to build key elements of facilities equipment, especially water and energy lines and sewerage, as well as roads and railways serving directly the area to equip.
Equipment connection connects lands to the main components of equipment installations, including neighborhood roads and public lines.

Art. 5 obligation to equip general equipment and connection equipment areas intended for housing construction should be made by appropriate steps, taking into account the needs, within a maximum of ten to fifteen years.
Cantonal law designates public law authorities of the equipment. He may postpone on landlords the obligation to make the connection; in this case, it must provide alternative execution by public law communities.

Art. 6 contributions of equipment relevant public law communities according to cantonal law receive from property owners of fair contributions to the general equipment charges. These contributions shall become due as soon as possible after the completion of the installations of equipment.
Connection fees must be deferred entirely or largely on property owners.
The federal Council lays down framework provisions on the contributions due, including with respect to their amount and maturity. It takes into account cases of rigour and the particular circumstances.

Section 2 building land consolidation and rectification of limitations art. Principle 7, if the dimension plots and to the boundary make difficult the equipment of an area intended for housing construction and the rational implementation of buildings on this area or the renovation of living quarters, it is important to overhaul the Fund as to their form, their size and their group or to rectify the limitations.

Art. 8 group for equipment and restructuring grouping the grouping of built-up or not built-up parcels is introduced by a decision of the competent cantonal authorities or the majority of interested landowners which owns more than half of the affected area.
The cantons may grant municipalities the ability to order Office consolidation; they can also alleviate the conditions that the decision of landowners on the introduction of the grouping is subordinate.

Art. 9 duty to build where property records are set again according to art. 8, the allocation of the land can be linked to the obligation of owners to build within a reasonable time or to make them available for construction purposes (obligation to build).
The obligation to build should be mentioned in the land register.

Art. 10 rectification of boundaries if the rational implantation of buildings on land or a group of parcels is made difficult or impossible by an unfavorable track of the limits, the interested owners may require the owners of the adjacent funds contribute to the improvement of these limits.
As part of such rectification of boundaries, the exchange of land to the extent strictly necessary and the assignment of 3 acres of land at most may be required if it is possible to considerably improve the implantation of buildings and for the Exchange or transfer appear bearable for the owner.
The cantons may order Office of corrections of boundaries. They can delegate this power to the Commons.

Art. 11 jurisdiction and procedure cantonal law regulates the jurisdiction, procedure and within the limits of federal law, the principles of substantive law governing the consolidation of building land and the rectification of boundaries. It ensures the performance of the obligation to build and regulates the legal remedies.
It cannot be perceived rights transfer or similar contributions to consolidation of land to build and corrections of boundaries according to the art. 8 to 10.

Chapter 2 equipment Section 1 Nature of aid art assistance 12. the Confederation may provide public law communities as well as owners and organizations dealing with the construction of housing, loans for equipment of land for these purposes; It can also stand surety for that purpose. When a tightening of capital market makes the difficult funding, it can also lend itself.

New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).

Section 2 scope of assistance article 13. federal assistance extends to the general equipment charges.
It is granted for connection charges federal assistance insofar as the field to be equipped was acquired with assistance from the public authorities for the construction of housing at a reduced price.

Section 3-Conditions and expenses art. 14 planning facilities of equipment for the establishment of which the Swiss aid is requested must conform to plans and assignment plans.

Art. 15 payment of the federal contribution is linked to the condition that property owners are obliged, in accordance with art. 6 of this Act, to contribute to the costs of equipment, set fair and payable at short notice after the completion of the installations of equipment.

Art. 16 terms and charges applicable to particular cases the federal authorities competent may, to ensure the effectiveness of federal assistance, set conditions and loads such as a right of the land, as well as development of the measures to ensure that the connection and the construction will take place within a reasonable time.
Equipment facilities that conform to local and regional development with a binding character are considered as adequate within the meaning of para. 1 section 4 lending art. 17 generally amount generally loans cover 100% of the candidates for the aid of the Confederation.
To determine the amount of the loan, it is necessary to take into account the contributions allocated by the Confederation, the cantons or others until the date of its payment.

Art. 18 depreciation and interest the loan must be repaid within a maximum of twenty, exceptionally of 25 years from the payment.
The loans may be granted at interest rates that are more favourable than normal market rates. It is possible to waive the depreciation in the early years.
The federal Council shall regulate the details.

Art. 19 third party loans and bonds


Loans provided and endorsed by the Confederation are assimilated, regarding service of interest and amortization, loans that it grants directly. A difference in interest rates is, where appropriate, supported by the Confederation. If necessary, does the advance of amortization payments.

Art. 20 safety rules in the event of failure to comply with the General or conditions of the conditions and special charges related to insurance of federal aid, loans must bear interest at the usual rate on the market. The difference in interest resulting from a more advantageous rate without the right must be repaid. The competent federal office may also reduce the term of the loans or to order the total or partial refund.

Chapter 3 Acquisition of field reserves art. 21generalites the Confederation can encourage the acquisition of reserves of land for the construction of housing.

New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).

Art. 22 nature and extended encouragement the Confederation may provide public law communities as well as owners and organizations dealing with the construction of housing in the public interest of loans for the acquisition of land reserves. It can also stand surety for that purpose. When a tightening of capital market makes the difficult funding, it can also lend itself.
Loans may also include the acquisition cost of land interests.
Loans are generally 50% of all land acquisition costs and must be secured by a mortgage lien. The legal limitations of investments are not applicable.
The federal Council shall determine the General requirements which depend on the granting of aid and sets the charges and conditions that can be linked there.

New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).

Art. 23 right of superficies the Swiss aid for the acquisition of land reserves may also be granted for payment of the pension of the surface rights, to condition: - that this right is granted by a community of public law or a public utility institution, - that this right be granted to conditions which can prove that they are significantly more favourable for the beneficiary of the right that the conditions for the purchase of the land and - what he be assured that construction takes place, as a rule, within a maximum period of five years.

Art. 24 security measures during the term of the loan or of his suretyship as well as during the ten years following Confederation has a right of pre-emption on the Fund acquired with his help.
It has also a right of repurchase on these funds if they are removed from their assignments or are not equipped or built within a period of ten years from their acquisition, as long as there is still a need for housing. When the public interest requires that the land be diverted from his assignment or that there is no need for housing, the Confederation can, rather than exercise his right of repurchase, demand repayment of the loan and interest. The right of repurchase may be exercised for fifteen years from the date of the granting of federal assistance.
Rights of first refusal and repurchase are cost increased by the value of own capital; the federal Council regulates the calculation of the value.
Rights of first refusal and repurchase should be mentioned in the land register as a public right to ownership restrictions. They may be assigned to the cantons, municipalities as well as dealing with public utility housing developers and organizations. The competent federal office may waive the right to repurchase in accordance with the enforcement provisions.
These provisions apply by analogy to the surface rights.
The Confederation agreement is required before the lands acquired with its help could be burdened by mortgage.
In addition, the federal Council regulates retail.

Title 2 market research, research and rationalization in the sector of housing construction Chapter 1 market research in the field of housing art. 25 principle the Confederation can encourage the market research in the area of housing. In particular, they should allow to get a better overview on the market conditions, identify trends in supply and demand and housing needs.
The Confederation coordinates research and statistical surveys.

New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).

Art. 26 execution when it does not itself in the market research in the area of housing, the Confederation can give mandates to search to public or private institutions qualified and experts or contribute financially to the work of others.

Art. 27 obligation to provide information each is required to make available the data necessary for research and investigations provided for in art. 25. the trade secret is saved.

Chapter 2 research and rationalization in the construction Section 1 principle art. 28. the Confederation may encourage research and development work in the field of construction, mainly in the interest of streamlining the construction. She coordinates the work of research and development and ensures the dissemination of the results it has.
The Confederation may encourage normalization and standardization of the construction and building components.
The Confederation may encourage the use of rational processes of construction and methods of work.

New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).
New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).

Section 2 performance art. 29 encouragement in general the Federal Government research and development plans and fixed priority orders.
To grant his encouragement, the Confederation says mandates of research and development to public or private institutions qualified and experts or participate financially in third party work.

Art. 30 extent of participation when it does not direct mandates, the Confederation participates as a general rule up to a maximum of 40 percent to the cost of research and development.

Art. 31 guidelines for the rationalization of construction the federal Council establishes guidelines on the rationalization of the construction.
It takes into account the latest state of research, regional peculiarities, the conservation of the places and landscapes, as well as various modes of life of the population.

Section 3 requirements on the construction of art. 32. the federal Council shall issue, if necessary, to the rationalization of construction regulations.
Art. 31, al. 2 applies by analogy.
The cantons and interested organizations will be previously heard.

Title 3 availability of capital art. Principle 33, if a sufficient number of housing financing is not provided, the Confederation can provide and guarantee loans. It can also lend itself when a tightening of the market of capital makes it difficult financing.

Art. 34 running loans are made available to institutes of funding or public law communities; they must bear interest at the usual market rates.
The federal Council shall regulate the length and time of amortization of loans taking into account the market conditions.
It regulates the conditions to which the funds must be returned to the applicants.

Part 2 special measures to lower rents (public utility housing construction) title 1 principle art. 35. According to the provisions below, Confederation supported by specific measures of particularly low cost housing construction.
These include: a. the lowering of base which, by providing complementary funding, allows, when certain conditions are met, to set initial rents at a level as low as possible below the owner charges; b. Additional lowering which aims to reduce by 30% the initial rent total the cost of returned housing for classes of the population with limited incomes; c. Additional lowering which aims to reduce by 40% the initial rent total the cost of returned housing for elderly people, invalids and people needing care, including necessary personnel, as well as housing for people who are trained.

The number of homes whose rents must be annually reduced with federal assistance will be proportionate to the needs of the market as well as the available funds.

Title 2 lowering of base


Art. 36 funding to ensure the lowering of base, the Federal Government provides or endorse loans guaranteed by mortgage lien and amounting to 90% of the cost of eligible returns. It can also lend itself when a tightening of the market of capital makes it difficult financing.

Art. 37 advances to cover the difference between the charges of the owner and rent subject to the lowering of base, the Confederation offer repayable, interest-bearing and secured by a mortgage.
Expenses of the owner are formed by the interests of own and foreign capital invested, maintenance and administration costs and benefits amortization of mortgage debt in twenty-five years for 60% of the cost of returns.
The lowering of the base must ensure a rent which, given the annual increase of the rent, cover for twenty-five years of the owner within the meaning of para. 2. expenses of the owner are not mentioned in the al, 2 are considered as incidental expenses.
Advances should maximally carry interest at the usual rate of the second mortgage. Repayment of advances or payment of interest deadline, default interest at the usual market rates are charged in addition.

New content according to chapter I of the Federal Act of 8 October. 1999, in force since March 15, 2000 (RO 2000 618 619; FF 1999 3054).

Art. 38 maintenance and costs of administration, maintenance and administrative expenses incidental expenses must be adapted to the evolution of the costs.
Incidental costs can be counted separately to tenants, according to expenditures made. This is especially of heating and hot water, consumption current, concierge and maintenance of gardens and public contributions such as real taxes, costs of lighting roads, buildings insurance premiums, taxes of abduction of garbage, water rights and water taxes.
The federal Council shall regulate the details.

Art. 39 conditions aid for supplementary funding is granted to the owner who promises to repay the loan based on the financing plan and submit to monitoring of the rent (art. 45).

Art. 40 loss of rents, change in terms of rents if special circumstances result in loss of rent, or the rent plan is modified at the expense of the owner, the Confederation may grant additional advances or, where circumstances warrant, additional payments to fund lost in order to enable it to perform the obligations arising from the funding and amortization plan. If necessary, the repayment of advances may be deferred.
Advances and interest still due after 30 years are presented by the Confederation: a. If, until this term, they did not become payable according to the plan of financing and amortization, etb. provided that the required slices of advances and interest are repaid.

A discount before the expiry of the period of 30 years is possible if the conditions of the market and the losses of the guarantees or commitments can be reduced or avoided, or in case of forced realization of real estate.
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The federal Council shall regulate the details.

New content according to chapter I of the Federal Act of March 21, 2003, in effect since Oct. 1. 2003 (RO 2003-3098-3099; FF 2002 2649).
Introduced by chapter I of the Federal Act of March 21, 2003, in effect since Oct. 1. 2003 (RO 2003-3098-3099; FF 2002 2649).
Introduced by chapter I of the Federal Act of 20 March 2009, in force from 21 March 2009 to 31 dec. 2012 (2009 1171 RO; FF 2009 891).

Art. 41 guarantee if perception deferred interest on equity to home owners who, to lower rents, deferred interest on their capital service clean and who are forced to sell the building or housing important reasons, the Confederation guarantees a sale price corresponding to that which it would acquire the building or housing, using his legal right to repurchase and pre-emption according to art. 50, al. 2. the amount of attributable equity is increased by the amount of interest deferred this capital.

Title 3 additional lowering of rents art. 42. the additional lowering of rents is annual advances to fund lost Confederation whose amount remains the same.
It assumes a base reduction. The additional reduction may also be granted to owners who meet all the conditions of the lowering of the base but have given up asking to be put to the benefit of the additional funding.
Homes built or renovated using the additional reduction can be rented only to persons whose income does not exceed the limits set by the federal Council.
The federal Council sets the other terms of the additional lowering.

Title 4 other provisions art. 43 renovation of housing the federal Council regulates the conditions to which the Confederation provides assistance for the renovation of housing. The overall cost must not be greater than the cost of comparable housing.

Art. 44 requirements for construction projects construction projects shall conform to the requirements of the planning on the national, regional and local plans to the minimum requirements concerning dimensions and installation as well as the requirements of the rationalization of construction. They must also stay within the limits of the land and construction costs at the time where they are established and take into account the housing needs in the region; as needed. they must understand especially of housing for elderly people, invalids, families with many children and persons with modest incomes.

Art. 45monitoring of rents rents lowered under this Act are subject to official supervision until full repayment of the advances of the Confederation and their interests and at least 25 years. This official oversight may end before term, delivery of advances and interest (art. 40) or the conclusion of a contract of cancellation of public law.
For the duration of the official surveillance, initial rent set by the competent authorities cannot be changed within the limits of the modifications permitted by the federal Council.

New content according to chapter I of the Federal Act of March 21, 2003, in effect since Oct. 1. 2003 (RO 2003-3098-3099; FF 2002 2649).

Art. 46 the goal-keeping housing built or renovated thanks to the special measures of lowering of rents should be used for housing until full reimbursement of advances of the Confederation and the interests there, but at least 25 years, or until the delivery of such advances and interest (art. 40). Federal assistance and the obligation of maintaining the assignment can be completed before term by a cancellation of public law contract at the earliest after a period of 15 years. The condition is that, on that date, no more household should be entitled to the additional lowering II under the order of 30 November 1981 on the law encouraging construction and ownership of housing, advances and interest are repaid, and that Confederation is released as a surety.
To prevent these homes from being used for other purposes, Confederation has, until the full refund of his advances and interest, but at least 25 years, or until the advances and interests (art. 40), a legal right to repurchase and pre-emption to the cost price.
The prohibition of use change as well as the right to repurchase and preemption that are linked must be mentioned to the registry as public law to ownership restrictions.
Repurchase and pre-emption rights may be assigned to the cantons to municipalities as well as to organizations and developers dealing with housing of public utility. The competent federal office may waive the right to repurchase in accordance with the enforcement provisions.
In addition, the federal Council regulates retail.

RS 843.1 2 and 3 sentences introduced by chapter I of the Federal Act of March 21, 2003, in effect since Oct. 1. 2003 (RO 2003-3098-3099; FF 2002 2649).

Part 3 Encouragement of the ownership of apartments and family houses art. 47 principle the Confederation can encourage the acquisition in ownership of apartments or family houses for the own needs of individuals who fault of personal wealth or income, are not able to invest the necessary capital.
The promotion extends to other real or personal rights which confer claims similar to those arising from the right to property, as well as the collective property.
It is subordinate to the condition that the owner guarantees serve the interests and the amortization of mortgages of lower rank by providing adequate security.

New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).

Art. 48 nature of assistance


Within the limits of art. 47, the Confederation provides, endorse or grants loans and advances by applying by analogy the art. 35-39, 43, 44 and 46 of this Act.
The Confederation may also make additional payments to lost Fund by applying by analogy the art. 42 art. Conversion of housing 49 when advances were made to the lowering of the base and have not yet been fully repaid, rental accommodation that benefited can be converted into housing in property whose acquisition is encouraged by the Confederation, to the senses of the art. 47 and 48.
The competent federal authority may allow, when important reasons exist, apartments in property for which advances to the lowering of the base have not yet fully repaid to be converted into housing for rent including rents are reduced by lowering base within the meaning of art. 35, al. 2, let. a. art. 50 warranty for the duration of federal assistance, but at least 25 years, the apartments and houses family owned, acquired with the help of the Confederation, can be removed from their assignment or sold for profit without the latter's agreement.
To ensure the prohibition of change of assignment and alienation, the Confederation has, throughout its duration, a legal right of repurchase and pre-emption to the increased cost of the own capital appreciation; the federal Council regulates the calculation of the value. The legal rights of repurchase and preemption can be transferred to the cantons to municipalities as well as dealing with public utility housing developers and organizations.
The prohibition of change of assignment and alienation as well as rights of repurchase and preemption that are related should be mentioned during their lifetime in the land register as a public right to ownership restrictions.
In addition, the federal Council regulates retail. In particular, it sets out the conditions to which the consent to the alienation of OTC.

Part 4 incentives for teachers of the organizations dealing with public utility housing art. 51 General Confederation may encourage the activity of masters work and organizations dealing with the construction of public housing, especially through bonds or loans or by taking participations in their capital.
It can create organizations to this end.

Art. 52 conditions and guarantees the encouragement is granted if the owners and organizations meet the minimum requirements that the federal Council will set with respect to the allocation of housing and the guarantee of its maintenance, management and the statutes.

Part 5 Prescriptions various art. 53 making available funds the Federal Assembly vote, dependant of the financial account, the multi-year commitment appropriations intended to ensure the necessary means.
The federal Council sets the limits in which are made available resources on the capital account.
The Federal Assembly may establish, by a simple federal decree, that the benefits of Confederation referred to in art. 37 are listed directly on the balance sheet.
The Federal Assembly granted annual appropriations from the year 2001 to pay advances to the lowering of the base.

New content according to section 22 of the schedule to the Act of 5 October. 1990 on the grant, in effect since April 1, 1991 (RO 1991 857; 1987 I 369 FF).
Introduced by chapter I of the Federal Act of 8 October. 1999, in force since March 15, 2000 (RO 2000 618 619; FF 1999 3054).
Introduced by chapter I of the Federal Act of 8 October. 1999, in force since March 15, 2000 (RO 2000 618 619; FF 1999 3054).

Art. 54 federal Office of Confederation housing creates a federal Office of housing (federal office).
The federal agency is responsible for enforcement of this act as it is part of the Confederation.
It coordinates federal and cantonal enforcement.

Art. 55 repealed by no II 47 of the Federal Act of 20 March 2008 relative to the formal update of federal law, with effect from August 1, 2008 (RO 2008 3437 3452; FF 2007 5789).

Art. 56 jurisdiction and procedure for applications for credit applications for aid in the form of credit must be submitted to the federal office. This decides after determining if the conditions are met and reviewed the financial possibilities.
For the granting of a credit, to create legal relations between the Confederation and the applicants, as well as any third-party, such as loans, bonds, constitutions of pledges, promises of guarantee and other promises of payment, are established by contract law in the written form.
The federal Council regulates the conditions under which skills can be delegated to a third party.

Art. 57 jurisdiction and procedure for applications for federal grant applications must be submitted to the federal office. This decides after determining if the conditions are met and reviewed the financial possibilities.
The applicant must make to the federal office in writing and within 30 days from the entry into force of subsidizing insurance if he accepts the obligations related to this insurance. The acceptance may be subject to any reservation.
When the applicant accepts the obligations related to subsidizing insurance, he was born a contractual relationship under public law in line with the decision of the federal office.
The federal agency's decision falls if the applicant does not timely obligations related to insurance of subsidization. However, the federal office may extend if necessary the deadline of the al. 2. in addition, the federal Council regulates retail.

Art. 58 entitlement to federal assistance a right to federal assistance begins the entry in force the decision providing this aid.

Art. 59 repealed by no 117 of the annex to the Act of 17 June 2005 on the TAF, with effect from Jan 1. 2007 (RO 2006 2197; FF 2001-4000).

Art. 60 default rules the provisions of civil law (CC and CO apply suppletive to questions left open by the Act or its implementing provisions regarding the regulation of the legal relations between the Confederation, the applicants and third parties, such as loans, guarantees and guarantee constitutions.

RS RS 220 part 6 provisions 210 final art. 61 mentions in the land register the notice in the land registry under this Act are exempt from taxes.

Art. 62 duty to give information who request federal assistance provided by the Act must provide the Federal and cantonal authorities responsible for executing all information required by the Federal aid measures and must, on request, allow the examination of its books, accounts and other documents.
Are subject to the same obligation persons, bodies or representatives of companies dealing with the planning, funding, execution or administration of work equipment and housing construction.
In case of breach of the obligation to provide information, the competent authority may refuse to guarantee or pay federal assistance or require the reimbursement of the already made.
The application of art. 292 of the Swiss criminal code is reserved.

RS 311.0 art. data 62aTraitement the federal office manages an information system. This system may contain sensitive data related to health or welfare measures. Data is contribute to the review of the law for federal assistance.
The federal office is empowered to provide data to other federal, cantonal or communal authorities, universities or institutions, that if the enforcement of the Act so requires and that the applicant demonstrates. Sensitive data should not be disclosed.
Personal data, with the exception of sensitive data, can be made accessible through an appeals process.
The federal Council regulates such exploitation of the information system, the responsibility of the data processing, the categories of data to capture, their shelf life, access to data, permissions of treatment and the security of the data.

Introduced by the number VII 2 of the Federal Act of 24 March 2000 on the creation and adaptation of legal bases concerning the treatment of personal data, in effect since Sept. 1. 2000 (RO 2000-1891-1914; FF 1999 8381) art. 63 induction misled insurance or some federal aid whatsoever must be refused if the authorities have been misled by inaccurate or by concealment of facts; references the same rule applies in the case of attempt. Already made benefits will have to be repaid.
Applicants or others who are guilty of such acts may be excluded from federal assistance provided for by this Act or by other provisions or pushed out at the auction of works of the Confederation.
Criminal proceedings are reserved.

Art. 64 fix the rent of houses whose prices were previously lowered


Competent authorities on subsidies may, on request, allow owners of housing made less costly under previous arrangements to conduct a fair Equalization of rents between houses built in different phases. It should result in overall no additional gain for the owners.
Landlords whose prices have been lowered under previous arrangements may be authorized by the authorities who granted subsidies to carry out limited rent increases for capital. These additional funds must be used exclusively for the financing of new housing at a reduced price or for the renovation of housing. The federal Council shall regulate in detail the allocation of these funds to their goal.

Art. Transitional provisions 65 federal assistance under this Act may, on request, also be granted for the construction of housing already started or carried out and for which the contributions and federal benefits were provided after January 1, 1972, under the Federal Act of 19 March 1965 concerning the encouragement for the construction of housing.
It goes same for construction projects with an insurance for federal assistance under the Act.
Until the entry into force of the Act Federal June 22, 1979 on the land, Confederation grant under this Act of the contributions at the expense of the planning at the national level as well as those of regional planning and local insofar as they favour a judicious urbanization in the long run.
Federal assistance may be provided under the Federal Act of 19 March 1965 on encouragement to housing as long that the cantons have funds for the promotion of housing construction under this law, but at the latest until 31 December 1976. For this purpose, an additional amount of CHF 50 million will be made available for contributions according to the art. 7, al. 1, 2 and 3, and 9, al. 3, of the Act.
The entry into force of the Act of 21 March 2003 on the housing, Federal aid will be granted in accordance with the new law.

[RO 1966 449, 1970 891, 1973 448 1116, 1977 2249 I 622, 1991 362 ch. 2 415 ch., 1992 288 annex c. 40. RO 2003 3083 art. 58 c. 1]. See the law of 21 March 2003 on housing (SR 842) currently.
RS 700 RS 842 introduced by chapter I of the Federal Act of March 21, 2003, in effect since Oct. 1. 2003 (RO 2003-3098-3099; FF 2002 2649).

Art. 66 cooperation of the cantons cantons will be called upon to cooperate in the execution of this Act.


Repealed by no II 416 of the Federal Act of Dec. 15. 1989 relating to the approval of legislative acts of the cantons by the Confederation (RO 1991 362; FF 1988 II 1293).

Art. 67 execution the federal Council is responsible for the execution of this Act. It lays down the necessary provisions.

Art. 68 referendum and entry into force the present law is subject to optional referendum.
The federal Council sets the date of its entry into force.

Date of entry into force: 1 January 1975 RO 1975 498 abbreviation introduced by chapter I of the Federal Act of 8 October. 1999, in force since March 15, 2000 (RO 2000 618 619; FF 1999 3054).
[1 3 RS; 1972 1509 RO]. At the disp. mentioned is currently the art. 108 of the CSE. of 18 April 1999 (RS 101).
New content according to chapter I of the Federal Act of 8 October. 1999, in force since March 15, 2000 (RO 2000 618 619; FF 1999 3054).
FF, 1973 II 663 ACF of 10 March 1975 (RO 1975 518).

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