A Caracas councilman by the name of Alejandro Vivas has been keeping tabs on the housing promise of the Chavez Government and enumerated them in the radio the other day:
1.) 2000: Plan Bolívar 2000. Military-Civilian plan to build low income housing. It was the first big corruption scandal of the Chavez era. Remember General Weffer?
2.) 2004: Misión Hábitat: US$ 200 million to change the model of housing and build 10,000 units in 2004 and 50 to thousand in 2005 with an additional US$ 500 million. Wondered what happened…
3.) 2006: Fundation Misión Hábitat.
4.) 2007: Misión Villanueva: A program to redistribute the population over space, so that we are better distributed and people live better.
5.) 2008: Misión 13 de Abril: Building of Socialist Communities in 40 locations of the country.
6.) 2009: Misión Barrio Nuevo Barrio Tricolor . “Dignification” of existing housing
7.) 2010: Russian Plan. US$ 500 million from the money not spent the previous year. 55 Hectareas in Fuerte Tiuna,
8.) 2011 Plan Vivienda Viva.