In a statement, Amadora City Council said the proposal to start drafting the municipal regulations for this measure was approved at the last meeting of the executive.

According to the note from the municipality, the aim of this programme is to "promote opportunities for choice and housing stability and access to housing, promoting social and territorial inclusion".

"The municipality of Amadora has been investing in the diversification of housing solutions, aimed at different segments of the population, responding to the challenges posed by housing, demographic and territorial issues, particularly in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area", justifies the municipality.

In this sense, Amadora City Hall underlines that the Municipal Programme of Rent Support for the Private Housing Park "meets other measures that have been implemented in the municipality and that aim at promoting "the maintenance of rentals, reducing the economic precariousness resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.