Interest rate for social housing loans remains at 4.8 percent per annum

According to Decision No.532/2021 issued by the Prime Minister, the preferential lending interest rate at the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies applied on preferential loans to rent and buy social housing or build, upgrade, and repair houses according to the provisions of Decree No.100/2015 on social housing development and management is 4.8 percent per annum.

The maximum loan amount for purchase and lease purchase of social housing is equal to 80 percent of the value of the purchase, lease purchase contract.

If building, renovating, or repairing a house, the maximum loan amount is 70 percent of the estimated value or loan plan, but not exceeding VND500 million and 70 percent of the value of the loan collateral. The minimum loan term is 15 years from the disbursement date of the first loan. If the customer needs to borrow with a term shorter than the minimum loan term, they can negotiate with the bank on a shorter loan term. The above decision takes effect from April 1, 2021, to January 1, 2023.