Law on housing in Vietnam No. 65/2014/QH13 dated November 25, 2014, took effect on July 01, 2015 (replaced the Law on Housing No. 56/2005/QH11 dated November 29, 2005, Law No. 34/2009/QH12 dated June 18, 2009, Law No. 38/2009/QH12 dated November 13, 2009, Decree No. 19/2008/QH12 dated June 03, 2008). 

This Law prescribes new provisions, such as:

Give a clearer interpretation of terms such as residential house, separate residential house, apartment building, commercial housing, official residence (Article 3);

Prohibited acts (Article 6);

Extend entities eligible for the homeownership in Vietnam (Article 7);

Useful life of apartment buildings (Article 99);

Unilateral termination of lease agreement (Article 132);

Requirements for mortgage on projects on housing construction and mortgage on housing to be built in the future (Article 148);

Capital contribution made by jointly-owned houses (Article 151);

Rights of foreign organizations, individuals as homeowners in Vietnam (Article 161), and many other new provisions. 

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