Although the current government administration has prioritized the self-production from living place to serve most of the housing lag, in which there are more than 33 million people in the country, organizations dedicated to this scheme have identified that it is necessary for government supports reach the people of scarce resources and that they are not affiliated with any state entity that provides them with a solution.
Both for the National Council for Affordable, Social and Sustainable Housing (Guests) and for the National Council of State Housing Organizations (Conorevi), it is vital to promote and facilitate housing solutions for self-production, improvement and expansion, which entail government subsidies, towards the most vulnerable population classified as poor.
“We do not have an open national policy for the issue of the unaffiliated, the unassisted, and as they say colloquially, we have to scratch ourselves with our own nails,” said Francesco Piazzesi, president of Convives.
For his part, Alfonso Mercado, president of Conorevi, explained: “It is a priority to generate strategies whose purpose is to promote human and urban development, recognizing housing as the structuring axis of the social fabric.”
Recently, both organizations signed a collaboration agreement, which has the purpose of generating a work program that facilitates the design of specific housing solutions for the Bajío, Central, North, Pacific and Southeast regions.
Likewise, they will work on the elaboration of a study in which the housing needs of the states, municipalities and localities that have an impact on the reduction of poverty are identified and prioritized in accordance with the current indicators of the National Council for the Evaluation of Housing Policy. Social development.
“Efforts will contribute to the joint issuance of a basic manual for self-production, improvement and expansion of housing, which generates better opportunities for disadvantaged families or vulnerable groups and shares the best practices and production processes,” it was explained in a statement.
According to the National Survey of Occupation and Employment, in December 2021, more than 32 million people were in informal employment, that is, 56.5% of the Economically Active Population.
Also, according to data from the Coneval, 23.7% of the population, or about 30 million people, is in a situation of poverty due to social deprivation, of which 9.3% is due to housing quality and space issues.