Infonavit to boost mortgage lending for immigrants in the United States
The Institute of the National Fund for Workers’ Housing Infonavit and the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) have signed an agreement to encourage Mexican immigrants living in the United States to offer the credits, programs and programs that the institute provides to their loved ones in Mexico.
During the second meeting of the interministerial table of global attention Mexican families In exchange, the two institutes have undertaken to allocate TIME And material to disseminate different housing solutions, through the consular network, adapted to the needs of people who have relatives within the Mexican population abroad.
The agreement, signed by Infonavit CEO Carlos Martinez Velasquez and EMI President Luis Gutierrez Reyes, also establishes a working group to oversee and monitor actions arising from this agreement, and is in effect. . Until September 30, 2024.
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Chaired the session Marcelo Ebrard CasaubonThe secretary for external relations, who participated in the agreement as an honorary witness and stressed that the coordinated work between the institutions means important achievements in comprehensive care Mexican families On the other hand.
For his part, Carlos Martínez Velázquez is committed to developing an IT mechanism that would allow the focus and exchange of up-to-date information on the credit offer and Infonavit services.
“Those who have an account with the institute, thanks to the reform of the Infonavit Act published by the president last December, will also be able to submit to the credit whether or not they live in the United States,” he said. president of the institute.
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So far the program Infonavit without limits More than 7,000 Mexican immigrants to the United States have been allowed to pay off their mortgage or a relative’s mortgage, which means transferring more than 203.4 million pesos.
Since November 2019, Infonavit has joined working groups coordinated by the Ministry of External Relations via the IME, in which Banco del Bienestar, Condusef, SHCP, Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal, Conavi and Sedatu participate, and which aim to improve communication channels with immigrant populations across Mexico. consulates. in the USA.
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