Brazil - Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Urban and Housing Project

March 15, 2011

IBRD Loan: US$485 million

Terms: Maturity = 30 years; Grace = 5.5 years

Project ID: P122391



Project Description:  The objective of the project is to support the State Government of Rio de Janeiro in strengthening its policies for planning and managing territorial growth in the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region, promoting the provision of affordable housing, and creating integrated social development programs targeting the urban poor. The Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro (RMRJ), with a population of 12 million, is the nation's second largest metropolitan area. The area has entered into a new era of development, supported by new opportunities provided by being the host city of events such as the 2016 Summer Olympic Games and the 2014 World Cup.

Media Contacts
Marcela Sanchez-Bender
Tel : (202) 473-5863