In divorce, separation, or dissolution of a common law marriage, the woman will be the one to retain property of the house or apartment acquired with a government funded program "My House, My Life" that gives millions of low income citizens their first and only real estate property.
She did not determine how to discriminate in same sex Gay and Lesbian stable relationships, which are legal in Brazil.
President Dilma Rousseff will announce later, on public television, changes in the program "My house, my life" that will benefit women
The name "My house, my life" shows the extreme importance of a first hard earned house. And this will automatically go to the woman! Even in the case of a simple "stable relationship" with no marriage, no children. Even if there is a pre-nup contract determining separation of property. Even if the relationship was short, even if the man exclusively paid for the house. There goes his dream in the name of equality for women
In the case of separation, divorce, or undoing of a stable long term relationship, the ownership title of the real estate acquired through "My House, My Life" will be given to the women, or transferred to her regardless of the marital property regime.
The new rule applies to families with income range of up to three minimum wages that hat 95% of the value of the property financed by the program. […]
In cases where child custody is assigned exclusively to the husband or male partner, the title of ownership of the property will be registered in his name.