Legalizing Rocinha and Vidigal Property: Daily

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A reported 13,000 families throughout the Rocinha and Vidigal favelas will receive legal titles to their property in 2012.  An estimated one-third of all families in Rocinha and one-half of those living in Vidigal will have their properties regularized by the state Department of Housing.

The announcement will provide relief to the thousands living in the favela communities who had faced prior eviction from or Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?