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SPECIAL ACT ON PUBLIC HOUSING

Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015

Amended by Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016

Act No. 13797, Jan. 19, 2016

Act No. 14333, Dec. 2, 2016

Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016

Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017

Act No. 14567, Feb. 8, 2017

Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017

Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the comfortable dwelling of citizens by providing for the matters necessary for efficiently constructing and effectively operating public housing units to stabilize the dwelling of ordinary people and to improve their residential standards. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 2 (Definitions)
The terms used in this Act shall be defined as follows: <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12989, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
1. The term "public housing" means any of the following housing that a person specified in any subparagraph of Article 4 (1) or a public housing project operator specified in Article 4 (2) supplies by building, purchasing, or leasing it under this Act or other Acts with financial support from the State or a local government or from the Housing and Urban Fund under the Housing and Urban Fund Act (hereinafter referred to as "Housing and Urban Fund"):
(a) Homes defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Housing Act, which are supplied for the purpose of rental or conversion for sale and are prescribed by Presidential Decree (hereinafter referred to as "public rental housing");
(b) Homes which are not larger than the scale of a national housing defined in subparagraph 5 of Article 2 of the Housing Act, among homes supplied for sale in units (hereinafter referred to as "public housing for sale");
1-2. The term "publicly-constructed rental housing" means public rental housing constructed and supplied directly by a public housing project operator prescribed in Article 4;
1-3. The term "buy-to-rent public housing" means public rental housing supplied by a public housing project operator prescribed in Article 4, not by constructing it directly but by acquiring it through sale or other means;
2. The term "public housing zone" means a zone designated and publicly announced pursuant to Article 6 (1), to supply public housing, in which at least 50% of all homes are public housing units. In such cases, the ratio of homes under each item of subparagraph 1 shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree within the limit prescribed in the forepart of this subparagraph;
3. The term "public housing project" means any of the following projects:
(a) A project for developing a public housing zone: A project implemented for developing a public housing zone;
(b) A project for constructing public housing: A project implemented for constructing public housing;
(c) A project for purchasing public housing: A project implemented for purchasing or acquiring housing for the purpose of supplying public housing;
(d) A project for managing public housing: A project implemented for the operation and management of public housing;
4. The term "conversion for sale" means the sale of a public rental housing unit to a person other than those prescribed in the subparagraphs of Article 4 (1).
 Article 2-2 (Mutatis Mutandis Application to Quasi-Housing)
(1) Articles 3, 3-2, 4, 5, 35 through 39, 40-2 through 40-5, 41, 43, 44, 45-2, 48, 48-2 through 48-7, 49, 49-2 through 49-4, 49-7, 49-8, 50, 50-2, 50-3, 53, 53-2, 54 through 57, 57-2 through 57-7, and 58 through 60 may apply mutatis mutandis to quasi-housing prescribed by Presidential Decree from among quasi-housing defined in subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Housing Act and supplied by a person prescribed in any subparagraph of Article 4 (1) for rental purposes by building, purchasing, or leasing it with funding from the State or a local government or from the Housing and Urban Fund (hereinafter referred to as "public quasi-housing"). In such cases, "public housing" shall be construed as "public quasi-housing." <Amended by Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016; Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
(2) The space of a public quasi-housing unit shall satisfy the criteria for the minimum residential space for a single-person household, as specified in the minimum residential standards publicly announced by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport pursuant to Article 17 of the Framework Act on Residence.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 3 (Plans for Supply and Management of Public Housing)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, a Metropolitan City Mayor, a Do Governor, or a Special Self-Governing Province Governor (hereinafter referred to as "Mayor/Do Governor") shall each include matters concerning the provision of public housing in a comprehensive housing plan under Article 5 of the Framework Act on Residence or a City/Do comprehensive housing plan under Article 6 of the aforesaid Act, in formulating such plan. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) For the purposes of smooth construction, purchase, management, etc. of public housing, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall formulate a plan for the supply and management of public housing every five years, which is in line with a ten-year comprehensive housing plan prescribed in Article 5 of the Framework Act on Residence. In such cases, the plan for the supply and management of public housing shall include the following: <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017>
1. Matters concerning the supply of public housing by area and by demand group;
2. Matters concerning the operation and management of public housing inventory (including matters concerning improving facilities in order to prevent the deterioration of long-term public rental housing units under subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on the Support for Improving the Quality of Lives of Tenants in Long-Term Public Rental Housing);
3. Expenses required for the supply, management, etc. of public housing, and matters concerning the securing of finances therefor;
4. Other matters that the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems necessary for the supply and management of public housing.
(3) In formulating a plan for the supply and management of public housing pursuant to paragraph (2), the types of public housing units and the demand for moving-in by area shall be surveyed. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) Where the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to formulate a plan for the supply and management of public housing, he/he shall request the heads of related central administrative agencies and the heads of related local governments to submit their plans concerning the policies and projects under each jurisdiction that must be reflected in such plan for the supply and management of public housing. In such cases, the heads of central administrative agencies and the heads of local governments shall comply therewith except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(5) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall prepare a plan for the supply and management of public housing based on the plans under each jurisdiction received pursuant to paragraph (4), consult thereon with the heads of related central administrative agencies and the heads of related local governments; and shall finalize such plan following deliberation by the Housing Policy Deliberative Committee prescribed in Article 8 of the Framework Act on Residence. In such cases, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall notify the finalized plan for the supply and management of public housing, without delay, to the heads of related central administrative agencies and the heads of related local governments. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(6) The head of a local government may formulate a plan for the supply and management of public housing in his/her jurisdictional area in accordance with the plan for the supply and management of public housing referred to in paragraph (2). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(7) In order to ascertain the status of the supply and management of public housing, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may assess the level of the supply and management of public housing by each local government. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(8) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall reflect the results of the assessment conducted under paragraph (7) in a plan for the supply and management of public housing, and may reflect them in formulating other related plans or in establishing the criteria for supporting or selecting related projects. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(9) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may separately determine assessment methods, standards for reflecting matters, etc., referred to in paragraphs (7) and (8). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 3-2 (Funding for Public Housing, Tax Support, etc.)
(1) The State and each local government shall endeavor to reflect funds required for constructing, purchasing, leasing public housing in their budget for expenditure each year.
(2) In order to stabilize the dwelling of low-income households, the State or a local government may reduce or exempt national or local taxes related to constructing, acquiring, or managing public housing, as prescribed by the Restriction of Special Taxation Act, the Restriction of Special Local Taxation Act, or any other tax-related Act or municipal ordinance.
(3) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall allocate funding from the Housing and Urban Fund preferentially to constructing, purchasing, or leasing public housing.
(4) Where a person who intends to execute a development project under any other statutes plans rental housing, he/she shall preferentially consider the public rental housing; and where the type of rental housing has not been determined as at the time the site for construction of rental housing is supplied, the site shall be provided preferentially to a public housing project operator prescribed in Article 4, who intends to supply public rental housing, in the manner prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(5) When the State, a local government, or a public corporation or quasi-governmental institution under Article 5 (3) of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions sells or leases any land in its possession, it may sell or lease it preferentially to a public housing project operator who intends to construct public rental housing, notwithstanding Article 30 (1) of the Housing Act and Article 18 of the Special Act on Private Rental Housing. <Amended by Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 4 (Public Housing Project Operators)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall designate a public housing project operator from among the following: <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. The State or a local government;
2. The Korea Land and Housing Corporation, incorporated under the Korea Land and Housing Corporation Act;
3. A local government-invested public corporation, established for housing projects pursuant to Article 49 of the Local Public Enterprises Act;
4. An institution prescribed by Presidential Decree from among public institutions referred to in Article 5 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions;
5. A corporation established by any entity referred to in subparagraphs 1 through 4 by investing more than 50% of the total equity;
6. A real estate investment company established by the Housing and Urban Fund or a person who falls under any of subparagraphs 1 through 4, in accordance with the Real Estate Investment Company Act, by investing the total equity (including joint investment).
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may designate a person falling under any of paragraph (1) 1 through 4, and a housing builder under Article 4 of the Housing Act, as joint public housing project operators. <Amended by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
(3) Such matters as the methods and procedures for selecting a public housing project operator, agreements on joint implementation, etc. under paragraphs (1) 5 and (2) shall be determined and publicly announced by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 5 (Relationship with Other Acts)
(1) This Act shall take precedence over other Acts with regard to public housing projects: Provided, That if any other Act provides for more relaxed regulations than the special provisions in this Act corresponding thereto, the more relaxed provisions shall apply. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Matters not expressly prescribed in this Act concerning the construction, supply and management of public housing shall be governed by the Housing Act, the Building Act and the Housing Lease Protection Act. <Newly inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
CHAPTER II DESIGNATION OF PUBLIC HOUSING ZONES
 Article 6 (Designation of Public Housing Zones)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may designate an area required for the advancement of a project for developing a public housing zone (hereinafter referred to as "housing zone development project") as a public housing zone (hereinafter referred to as "housing zone") or may alter or cancel the designation of a housing zone. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
(2) Any public housing project operator under Article 4 may propose that the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport designate a housing zone, or alter or cancel the designation of a housing zone in any of the following cases. In such cases, the public housing project operator shall make an overall review of the demand for the relevant houses, local conditions, and other relevant factors: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Where the boundary line of a housing zone dissects a plot of land;
2. Where the land or buildings outside a housing zone are restricted from entry or their utility value declines due to the designation of a housing zone;
3. Where the cost incurred in installing infrastructure decreases due to alteration of a housing zone;
3-2. Where the need to continuously promote a public housing project no longer exists or where it is clearly impractical to promote it due to changes in circumstances;
4. Other cases where it is necessary for the rational use of land.
(3) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall, whenever he/she intends to designate a housing zone or alter the designation of a housing zone, bring the case to the central urban planning committee under Article 106 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act for deliberation, and Article 8 or 9 of the aforesaid Act shall not apply in such cases: Provided, That the same shall not apply to revision to insignificant matters specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) When a case is submitted to the committee for deliberation under paragraph (3), the central urban planning committee shall complete deliberation within 60 days; it shall be deemed that deliberation has been completed if it fails to complete deliberation within the aforesaid period.
(5) Matters necessary for proposals for the designation, alteration thereof, or cancellation thereof under paragraph (2) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 6-2 (Designation, etc. of Special Management Areas)
(1) When canceling the designation of a housing zone pursuant to Article 6 (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may designate an area, which is not smaller than the size prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and is likely to be developed haphazardly unless it is managed under a systematic plan, as a special management area for a period of up to ten years.
(2) Where the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate a special management area, he/she shall formulate a management plan for a special management area including the following matters (hereafter in this Article, referred to as "management plan"). In such cases, a public housing project operator of the former housing zone referred to in Article 4 (hereinafter referred to as "former project operator") may propose to formulate a management plan: <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Matters concerning basic direction-setting for managing the special management area;
2. Matters concerning a plan for accommodating population and housing;
3. Matters concerning rearranging settlements, such as urban development projects under the Urban Development Act;
4. Matters concerning cancelling designation and managing a development restriction zone maintained in accordance with a plan for restoring a damaged area under Article 4 (4) of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones;
5. Other matters that the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems necessary for the management.
(3) If the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to cancel the designation of a development restriction zone maintained pursuant to paragraph (2) 4, among the matters specified in a management plan, he/she shall refer the issue to the Central Urban Planning Committee established under Article 106 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act for deliberation.
(4) Upon formulating a management plan, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall send related documents to the relevant Mayor/Do Governor and the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu; and the head of the Si/Gun/Gu, in receipt of the related documents, shall publicly announce them to make them available to the general public for inspection. In such cases, the head of the relevant local government shall modify an urban or Gun master plan in accordance with Article 18 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act by reflecting the management plan.
(5) When a management plan, which provides for cancelling the designation of a development restriction zone maintained pursuant to paragraph (2) 4, is formulated and publicly announced, it shall be deemed that a decision to adopt an urban or Gun management plan (referring to the urban or Gun management plan defined in subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones; hereinafter the same shall apply) is made to cancel the designation of the relevant development restriction zone pursuant to Articles 3 through 8 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act. In such cases, a plan for restoring a damaged area under Article 4 (4) of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones and the charges for preserving development restriction zones under Article 21 (1) of the aforesaid Act shall not apply.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015]
 Article 6-3 (Management, etc. of Special Management Areas)
(1) Constructing buildings and changing their uses; installing structures; changing the form and quality of land; felling bamboo and trees; subdividing land; and stockpiling articles shall be prohibited within a special management zone: Provided, That only such activities prescribed by Presidential Decree may be performed with permission from the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu, within the range that conforms to the purport of the special management area; the same shall also apply to the modification of the permitted matters.
(2) Article 11 (2) through (6) shall apply mutatis mutandis to matters concerning the restriction on activities other than those prescribed in paragraph (1). In such cases, "housing zone" shall be construed as "special management area."
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the head of a related central administrative agency, or the head of a local government (hereafter in this Article and Article 6-4, referred to as "head of the relevant agency") may make designation, or grant approval, permission, authorization, etc. for any development project prescribed by Presidential Decree within a special management area.
(4) In making designations, etc. pursuant to paragraph (3), the head of the relevant agency shall have prior a consultation with the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
(5) Where a special management area is designated, the State or a local government may provide administrative and financial support for the following matters. In such cases, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may require the former project operator referred to in Article 4 to be responsible for all or some of the support specified below: <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Formulating, etc. a plan for rearrangement of settlements;
2. Promptly executing infrastructure projects, the promotion of which has been suspended due to the designation of a housing zone;
3. Cancelling the designation of a development restriction zone maintained pursuant to Article 6-2 (5);
4. Developing industrial sites for programmatic relocation, maintenance and development of factories, manufacturing companies, etc. (including facilities related to animals and plants which are used by factories, manufacturing companies, etc. as at the time the special management area is designated) within the special management area and the former housing zones;
5. Other projects promoted by a local government to improve residential environment for settlements (limited to settlements for which no plan for rearrangement under subparagraph 1 is formulated).
(6) Where a previous project operator implements a rearrangement project for a settlement district through an urban development project using the replotting method referred to in the Urban Development Act pursuant to a plan under paragraph (5) 1, a person designating an urban development zone pursuant to Article 4 (4) of that Act shall, if requested by the head of the relevant local government, obtain consent from the landowners who own land equivalent to at least 1/2 of the whole land located in the area to which the replotting method applies and consent from at least 1/2 of all landowners in such area, notwithstanding Article 4 (4) of that Act. In such cases, methods for calculating the number of consenting persons and consenting procedures shall be governed by the Urban Development Act. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
(7) Notwithstanding Article 7 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act, the head of the relevant agency may designate an industrial area within a special management area following deliberation by the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Committee under Article 21 of the aforesaid Act to develop industrial sites under paragraph (5) 4. <Amended by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
(8) A Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si/Gun/Gu may establish and operate a support center for special management areas (hereinafter referred to as "support center") to support the management and programmatic development of special management areas. In such cases, matters necessary for organizing, operating, etc. a support center shall be prescribed by ordinance of the relevant local government. <Amended by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015]
 Article 6-4 (Cancelling Designation of Special Management Areas)
(1) Where the period of designating a special management area under Article 6-2 (1) expires; or where the head of the relevant agency formulates an urban or Gun management plan by making designation, etc. for all or part of a special management area pursuant to Article 6-3 (3) (including where such plan is deemed formulated), the designation of the relevant area as a special management area shall be deemed cancelled.
(2) Upon expiry of the period of designation of a special management area, the relevant Special Metropolitan City Mayor, Metropolitan City Mayor, Special Self-Governing City Mayor, Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu shall formulate an urban or Gun management plan without delay: Provided, That if requested by the relevant Special Metropolitan City Mayor, Metropolitan City Mayor, Special Self-Governing City Mayor, Special Self-Governing Province Governor, or the head of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu, an urban or Gun management plan may be formulated directly by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, notwithstanding Article 24 (5) of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act.
(3) Article 6-3 (1) and (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis to restriction on activities in the relevant area until an urban or Gun management plan referred to in paragraph (2) is formulated.
(4) When the relevant project is revoked or designation, etc. is cancelled after the cancellation of the designation of a special management area due to any designation, etc. under Article 6-3 (3), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may re-designate the relevant area as a special management area.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015]
 Article 6-5 (Measures for Buildings, etc. in Special Management Areas)
(1) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu may issue an order or take other necessary measures (hereinafter referred to as "corrective order"), fixing a period, in accordance with the relevant Acts to remove, restore, restrict the use of a building constructed or the use of which has been changed, structures installed, articles stockpiled, or land, the form and quality of which have been changed, etc. (hereinafter referred to as "building, etc.") since before a special management area is designated pursuant to Article 6-2 without obtaining legitimate permission or undergoing lawful procedures, such as reporting, under this Act or the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones.
(2) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall impose a non-performance penalty on a person who has failed to comply with a corrective order within the period for rectification after the receipt thereof. In such cases, Article 30-2 (1) through (6) and (9) of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones shall apply mutatis mutandis to the criteria and procedures for imposing non-performance penalties, and collection, etc. thereof.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 14333, Dec. 2, 2016]
 Article 7 (Designation of Housing Zones within Residential Areas)
(1) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport designates a housing area of a size equal to, or smaller than, the size specified by Presidential Decree within a residential area defined in Article 36 (1) 1 (a) of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act (hereinafter referred to as "residential area") or alters the designation of such housing zone, he/she needs not submit the case to the central urban planning committee for deliberation under Article 6 (3). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) When making a proposal to designate a housing zone or to alter the designation of a housing zone pursuant to paragraph (1), a public housing project operator shall include the matters specified by Presidential Decree, such as a land use plan, in the proposal. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Where the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport designates or alters the designation of a residential zone not exceeding the size prescribed by Presidential Decree in an area other than a residential area, he/she may simultaneously approve a housing zone development plan pursuant to Article 17. In such cases, when a public housing project operator proposes to designate or alter the designation of a housing zone pursuant to Article 6 (2), he/she may include an application for approval of a housing zone development plan under Article 16 in its proposal. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) Where the Integrated Committee for Deliberation on Public Housing Projects has deliberated under in Article 33 for an urban area prescribed by Presidential Decree for designating or altering the designation of a housing zone under paragraph (3), the deliberation thereon by the central urban planning committee under Article 6 (3) may be omitted. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(5) Articles 8, 9, and 59 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act shall not apply to any housing zone designated pursuant to paragraph (1) or (3). <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 7-2 (Rearrangement of Neighboring Areas of Housing Zones)
(1) When the head of the competent local government designates a small-scale housing zone or alters the designation thereof pursuant to Article 7, or approves a plan for a public housing construction project, or alters the approval therefor pursuant to Article 35, he/she may formulate and propose a plan for the rearrangement of its neighboring areas, including rearrangement of roads and installation of convenience facilities, to improve the residential environment for the areas neighboring the housing zone. In such cases, a public housing project operator may assist the competent local government in formulating such plan. <Amended by Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may preferentially designate a residential zone proposed together with a plan for rearrangement of its neighboring areas or preferentially approve a plan for a public housing construction project pursuant to paragraph (1). In such cases, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall have a prior consultation with the head of a related central administrative agency and the head of a local government responsible for the projects included in the plan for the rearrangement of neighboring areas. <Amended by Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017>
(3) When a residential zone is designated or a plan for a public housing construction project is approved pursuant to paragraph (2), the head of a related central administrative agency and the head of a local government responsible for the projects included in the plan for the rearrangement of neighboring areas formulated under paragraph (1) shall preferentially reflect the projects referred to in paragraph (1) when formulating plans for related projects or select projects eligible for support or promotion. <Amended by Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017>
(4) Necessary matters under paragraphs (1) through (3), such as the methods for formulating a plan for the rearrangement of neighboring areas, shall be determined by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 8 (Prior Consultations for Designation, etc. of Housing Zones)
(1) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate a housing zone or alter the designation of a housing zone, he/she shall have a prior consultation with heads of competent central administrative agencies, such as the Minister of National Defense and the Minister for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the competent Mayor/Do Governor with regard to the bill for the designation of a housing zone or for the alteration of designation, including matters specified by Presidential Decree, such as the overview of the zone, the purposes of designation, and a plan for accommodating population, before gathering consensus from residents and others pursuant to Article 10 (1): Provided, That the same shall not apply to revision to insignificant matters specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) No period for consultations under paragraph (1) shall exceed 20 days, but such period may be extended once, by up to ten days, if the head of a competent central administrative agency or the competent Mayor/Do Governor makes a request to do so or the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems it necessary to do so: Provided, That consultations shall be deemed held if such consultations are not completed within a period set for consultations. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall hold the following consultations separately, whenever he/she holds consultations pursuant to paragraph (1). In such cases, no period for such consultations shall exceed 30 days: <Amended by Act No. 10892, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Consultations on strategic environmental impact assessment under Article 16 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Act (consultations about impacts on natural scenic view under Article 28 of the Natural Environment Conservation Act are included herein, and collecting opinions under Article 13 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Act may be omitted for the purposes of security management pursuant to Article 9);
2. Consultations on a preliminary examination on impacts of natural disasters pursuant to the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act.
(4) If an area that the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate as a housing zone is at least equal to the area prescribed by Presidential Decree; and if it is deemed necessary to submit the case to the State Council for deliberation to stabilize citizens' dwelling conditions and improve their residential standards, the Minister may submit the case to the State Council for deliberation, subject to prior consultations under paragraph (1), and determine whether to designate the area as a housing zone with approval from the Council. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 9 (Measures for Prevention of Speculation in Real Estate and Security Management)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall take measures necessary for preventing any related information from being divulged in the course of conducting surveys for the designation of a housing zone, preparing related documents, prior consultations, and deliberation by the State Council before giving public notice to gather consensus from residents and others pursuant to Article 10: Provided, That where the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems it necessary to implement a public housing project under Article 40-2 (1), he/she may disclose the relevant information beforehand. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
(2) If the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems that speculation in real estate prevails or is likely to prevail in an area he/she intends to designate as a housing zone or special management area or its neighboring areas, he/she shall establish countermeasures for preventing speculation, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015>
 Article 10 (Gathering Consensus from Residents and Others)
(1) Whenever the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate a housing zone or alter the designation of a housing zone, he/she shall give public notice to gather consensus from residents, relevant experts, and other interested parties: Provided, That the same shall not apply to cases where confidentiality is required for national defense purposes or any revision to insignificant matters specified by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) Matters necessary for gathering consensus from residents, relevant experts, and other interested parties under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 11 (Restrictions on Activities)
(1) Any person who intends to engage in any activity specified by Presidential Decree, such as erecting a building; installing a structure; altering the form or quality of a parcel of land; collecting soil or rocks; partitioning or merging parcels of land; storing goods; and cutting or planting bamboo or trees, within an area for which public notice has been given to gather consensus from residents and others with regard to the designation of a housing zone or the alteration of such designation or within a housing zone under Article 10 (1) shall obtain permission therefor from the head of a Si (referring to a Special Self-Governing Province Governor if the area or zone is within the Special Self-Governing Province; hereinafter the same shall apply), Gun, or Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply). The same shall apply to any change in the matters permitted.
(2) Permission is not required for any of the following, notwithstanding paragraph (1):
1. Activities conducted for emergency measures required for recovery from or control of a disaster;
2. Other activities specified by Presidential Decree.
(3) Any person who has already begun any construction work or project based on permission for such activity, which requires permission pursuant to paragraph (1), or without permission because such activity does not require permission, before a housing zone is designated and the designation is publicly announced, may continue such work or project after filing a report thereon with the head of Si/Gun/Gu, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) The head of Si/Gun/Gu may issue an order to restore to original state to a person who violates paragraph (1). In such cases, if a person to whom such order has been issued fails to perform his/her obligations, the head of Si/Gun/Gu may perform his/her obligations vicariously on his/her behalf pursuant to the Administrative Vicarious Execution Act.
(5) Articles 57 through 60 and 62 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to permission granted under paragraph (1), except as otherwise expressly provided for by this Act.
(6) Any permission granted pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be deemed permission granted pursuant to Article 56 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act.
 Article 12 (Public Notification, etc. of Designation, etc. of Housing Zones)
(1) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate a housing zone or alter or cancel the designation of a housing zone, he/she shall give public notice of such important matters as the location, area, and public housing project operator, the type of project, a detailed list of parcels of land, goods, rights, etc. (hereinafter referred to as "land, etc.") specified by Article 3 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects to be expropriated or used for the project in the Official Gazette, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and shall forward copies of relevant documents to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. In such cases, public notice of topographical drawings shall be given in accordance with Article 8 of the Framework Act on the Regulation of Land Use. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to designate a special management area, or alter or cancel the designation of a special management area, he/she shall publicly announce such important matters as the location, area, etc. of the special management area in the official Gazette, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and shall forward copies of the relevant documents to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. In such cases, the public notice of topographical drawings shall be given in accordance with Article 8 of the Framework Act on the Regulation of Land Use. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015>
(3) Upon receipt of the copies of relevant documents pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2), the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall make them available to the general public for inspection. <Amended by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015>
(4) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport gives public notice on the designation of a housing zone or the alteration or cancellation of designation of a housing zone pursuant to paragraph (1), it shall be deemed that a specific use zone as an urban area under Article 36 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, urban or Gun planning facilities determined under Article 43 of the aforesaid Act, and district-unit planning zones under Article 51 (1) of the aforesaid Act shall be deemed designated or altered; and when he/she publicly announces the cancellation of designation of a housing zone, they shall be deemed reinstated at the time the designation was made: Provided, That in the case of urban or Gun planning facilities separately specified in the public notice on the cancellation of the designation, such as projects or construction of which have already commenced as at the time of cancellation, the relevant projects or construction may continue. <Amended by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 13 (Special Exceptions to Application of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act)
When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport has given public notice of the designation of a housing zone or alteration or cancellation of the designation of a housing zone, it shall be deemed that the formulation or alteration of a basic urban or Gun plan has been determined or approval therefor has been obtained from the competent Do Governor (applicable only to cases in which the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport has held consultations on the alteration of the draft basic urban or Gun plan for an area, other than the housing zone, which was submitted by a public housing project operator, with the head of a relevant central administrative agency and the competent Mayor/Do Governor and has undergone deliberation by the Central Urban Planning Committee established under Article 106 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, and cases in which it has undergone deliberation by the State Council under Article 8 (4) shall be excluded herefrom). <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 14 (Special Exceptions to Application of the Act on the Improvement of Water Quality and Support for Residents of the Han River Basin)
Whenever the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport gives public notice of the designation of a housing zone or alteration thereto, the head of the competent local government shall reflect it in the basic plans and implementation plans for the control of total water pollution load established under Articles 8-2 and 8-3 of the Act on the Improvement of Water Quality and Support for Residents of the Han River Basin; and Articles 10 and 11 of the Act on Water Management and Resident Support in the Geum River Basin; the Act on Water Management and Resident Support in the Nakdong River Basin; and the Act on Water Management and Resident Support in the Yeongsan and Seomjin River Basins. <Amended by Act No. 10335, May 31, 2010; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
CHAPTER III DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC HOUSING ZONES
 Article 15 (Preferential Designation of Public Housing Project Operators, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may preferentially designate any person who has made a proposal to designate a housing zone pursuant to Article 6 (2) as a public housing project operator for the zone among others. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) If any public housing project operator fails to commence a housing zone development project within two years after obtaining approval for a plan for developing a public housing zone in accordance with Article 17 (1) (hereinafter referred to as "housing zone development plan") or if any public housing project operator fails to complete a housing zone development project or it is anticipated that a public housing project operator is unable to complete a housing zone development project within a period set in the housing zone development plan, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may designate another person as a public housing project operator and order the person to conduct the housing development project. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 16 (Application for Approval for Housing Zone Development Plans, etc.)
(1) Each public housing project operator shall formulate a housing zone development plan within one year from the date the designation of the housing zone is publicly announced and shall file an application for approval therefor with the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) If a public housing project operator fails to file an application for approval within a period set in paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may designate another person as a public housing project operator and order the person to prepare a housing zone development plan to file an application therefor. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The procedures and documents required for filing applications for approval for a housing zone development plan, and other necessary matters, shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 17 (Approval for Housing Zone Development Plans)
(1) Each public housing project operator shall prepare a public housing zone development plan, which includes the following matters, and obtain approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. The same shall apply to any amendment to a housing zone development plan approved: Provided, That the same shall not apply to the designation of a housing zone within a residential area pursuant to Article 7 (1) or alteration of such designation and any revision to insignificant matters specified by Presidential Decree: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Overview of a housing zone development plan;
2. A land use plan;
3. Plans for accommodating the relevant population and the expropriation of residential houses;
4. A plan to construct infrastructure, including facilities for traffic, public interests, cultural activities and sports;
5. An environmental plan, including environmental conservation and reduction of carbon emissions;
6. A plan for supplying developed land;
7. Other matters specified by Presidential Decree.
(2) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to approve a housing zone development plan pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall submit the case to the Integrated Committee for Deliberation on Public Housing Projects referred to in Article 33: Provided, That the same shall not apply in cases prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as the cases where any revision (excluding revisions subject to examination or deliberation by a committee which falls under any of subparagraphs 2 through 7 of Article 34 (3)) is made to a housing zone development plan or a request is received from a public housing project operator. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approves a housing zone development plan pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall publicly announce it, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, and forward copies of relevant documents to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) Upon receipt of the copies of relevant documents in accordance with paragraph (3), the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall make them available to the general public for inspection.
(5) Upon receipt of the copies of relevant documents in accordance with paragraph (3), the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall take measures necessary for preparing topographic drawings in accordance with Article 32 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act and Article 8 of the Framework Act on the Regulation of Land Use, if the documents contain any matter subject to a decision on an urban or Gun management plan. In such cases, the public housing project operator shall submit documents necessary for giving public notice of topographic drawings to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. <Amended by Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 18 (Authorization, Permission, etc. Deemed Granted under other Acts)
(1) Approval granted for a housing zone development project pursuant to Article 17 or approval granted for any amendment to such plan shall be deemed approval, permission, authorization, decision, reporting, designation, licenses, consultation, consent, cancellation, and deliberation (hereinafter referred to as "authorization, permission, etc.") granted, made, or completed pursuant to the following subparagraphs, and public notice given with regard to approval for a housing zone development plan shall be deemed public notice or public announcement regarding authorization, permission, etc., granted, made, or completed pursuant to the following Acts: <Amended by Act Nos. 9770, Jun. 9, 2009; Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010; Act No. 10335, May 31, 2010; Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 12448 & 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12738, Jun. 3, 2014; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016; Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016; Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017>
1. A building permit under Article 11 of the Building Act, reporting on building works under Article 14 of the aforesaid Act, a revision to a building permit or reporting under Article 16 of the aforesaid Act, a permit for or reporting on a temporary building under Article 20 of the aforesaid Act, and consultation on a building project under Article 29 of the aforesaid Act;
2. A permit to extract aggregate under Article 22 of the Aggregate Extraction Act;
3. A permit to occupy and use public waters under Article 8 of the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act, consultation or approval under Article 10 of the aforesaid Act, approval for or reporting on an implementation plan under Article 17 of the aforesaid Act, a reclamation license of public waters under Article 28 of the aforesaid Act, public notice of a reclamation license under Article 33 of the aforesaid Act, consultation on or approval for reclamation implemented by the State, etc. under Article 35 of the aforesaid Act, and approval for and public notice of an implementation plan for reclaiming land in public waters under Article 38 of the aforesaid Act;
4. Deleted; <by Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010>
5. Disuse of administrative property under Article 11 of the Public Property and Commodity Management Act and a permit to use or profit from administrative property under Article 20 of the aforesaid Act;
6. Non-permission for creating mining rights under Article 24 of the Mining Industry Act and the revocation of mining rights or reduction of a mining concession under Article 34 of the aforesaid Act;
7. A permit to use State property under Article 30 of the State Property Act or the disuse of administrative property under Article 40 of the aforesaid Act;
8. Determination on an urban or Gun management plan under Article 30 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, determination of a district unit plan under Article 50 of the aforesaid Act, permission for development activities under Article 56 of the aforesaid Act, designation of the implementer of an urban or Gun planning facility project under Article 86 of the aforesaid Act, the preparation and authorization of an implementation plan under Article 88 of the aforesaid Act, and permission for a land sale agreement under Article 118 of the aforesaid Act;
9. Cancellation of the designation of a dairy zone designated under Article 4 (1) of the Dairy Promotion Act;
10. Permission for using agricultural infrastructure under Article 23 of the Rearrangement of Agricultural and Fishing Villages Act;
11. Changing or cancelling designation of an agricultural promotion area under Article 31 of the Farmland Act and permission for or consultation on the diversion of farmland under Article 34 of the aforesaid Act;
13. Matters concerning public transportation facilities to be included in a development project plan under Article 9 of the Act on the Support and Promotion of Utilization of Mass Transit System;
14. Designating an urban development zone under Article 3 of the Urban Development Act, establishing or revising a development plan under Article 4 of the aforesaid Act, designating a project implementer under Article 11 of the aforesaid Act, preparing and authorization for an implementation plan under Article 17 of the aforesaid Act, the submission of a plan to supply developed land, etc. under Article 26 of the aforesaid Act, permission for use prior to completion of developed land, etc. under Article 53 of the aforesaid Act, and permission for access to a third person's land under Article 64 (2) of the aforesaid Act;
15. A permit to execute road works by a person other than road management authorities under Article 36 of the Road Act, permit to occupy and use a road under Article 61 of the aforesaid Act, and consultations with or approval from a road management authority under Article 107 of the aforesaid Act;
16. A permit to open a private road under Article 4 of the Private Road Act;
17. A permit to cut trees or to engage in other activities under Article 14 of the Erosion Control Work Act and the cancellation of designation of land treated for erosion control under Article 20 of the aforesaid Act;
18. Designating an implementer for a project for developing an industrial complex under Article 16 of the Industrial Sites and Development Act, approval for an implementation plan for a project for developing an industrial complex under Article 17 or 18 of the aforesaid Act, and approval for an implementation plan for a project for developing an urban high-tech industrial complex under Article 18-2 of the aforesaid Act;
19. Approval for establishing, etc. a factory under Article 13 of the Industrial Cluster Development and Factory Establishment Act;
20. Permission for and reporting on the conversion of a mountainous district under Articles 14 and 15 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act, permission for and reporting on cutting standing trees, etc. under Article 36 (1) or (4) of the Creation and Management of Forest Resources Act, permission for and reporting on acts done in a forest protection area under Article 9 (1) and (2) 1 and 2 of the Forest Protection Act: Provided, That forests for seed collection and experimental forests under the Creation and Management of Forest Resources Act and a forest genetic resources protection area under the Forest Protection Act shall be excluded herefrom;
21. Approval for formulating a comprehensive small river maintenance plan and an implementation plan for comprehensive small river maintenance under Articles 6 and 8 of the Small River Maintenance Act, permission for the execution of a small river project under Article 10 of the aforesaid Act, and permission for or reporting on the occupation and use of a small river under Article 14 of the aforesaid Act;
22. Authorization for waterworks business under Article 17 or 49 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act and authorization for the installation of an exclusive potable water supply system or an exclusive industrial water supply system under Article 52 or 54 of the aforesaid Act;
23. Consultations on an energy use plan under Article 10 of the Energy Use Rationalization Act;
24. Altering designation of a forestry promotion zone under Article 20 of the Forestry and Mountain Villages Development Promotion Act and the cancellation of such designation;
25. Consultations on a preliminary examination on environmental impacts of a development project under Article 5 of the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act;
26. Permit to open an abandoned grave under Article 27 (1) of the Act on Funeral Services, Etc.;
27. Authorization for or report on an installation plan for a private electricity system under Article 62 of the Electric Utility Act;
28. Approval for a business plan under Article 15 of the Housing Act;
29. A report on commencement, alteration, or completion of a project under Article 86 (1) of the Act on the Establishment, Management, etc. of Spatial Data;
30. Consultation on the feasibility of an integrated energy supply system under Article 4 of the Integrated Energy Supply Act;
30-2. Approving implementation plans for each railroad construction project under Article 9 of the Railroad Construction Act;
30-3. A permit to occupy and use facilities, etc. under Article 42 of the Railroad Service Act;
32. Permit to change the form and quality of land under Article 21-2 of the Grassland Act; and permit to convert grassland under Article 23 of the aforesaid Act;
33. Approval for or report on the installation of a wastes disposal facility under Article 29 of the Wastes Control Act;
34. Permit to execute a public sewerage project under Article 16 of the Sewerage Act and permit to occupy and use a public sewerage system under Article 24 of the aforesaid Act;
35. Consulting with or approval from a river management authority under Article 6 of the River Act, the alteration of a basic river plan and an implementation plan for a river project under Articles 25 and 27 of the aforesaid Act, permit to execute a river project and authorization for an implementation plan for a river project under Article 30 of the River Act, permit to occupy and use a river under Article 33 of the aforesaid Act, and permit to use a river water under Article 50 of the aforesaid Act;
36. Alteration of a basic harbor plan under Article 7 of the Harbor Act, permit to execute a harbor project under Article 9 (2) of the aforesaid Act, and approval for an implementation plan under Article 10 (2) of the aforesaid Act.
(2) Whenever the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to approve a housing zone development plan that includes a matter specified in any subparagraph of paragraph (1), he/she shall with the head of the competent administrative agency on such plan along with relevant documents submitted by the public housing projects operator. In such cases, the head of the competent administrative agency shall present his/her opinion within 30 days from receipt of a request for such consultation; but if he/she fails to present an opinion within such period, it shall be deemed that he/she has no objection thereto. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Where it is deemed that the authorization, permission, etc. under any other Act has been granted, made, or completed pursuant to paragraph (1), the license tax, fee, rent, and similar imposed pursuant to the relevant Act shall be exempted.
 Article 19 (Special Exception to Application of the Mountainous Districts Management Act)
When a housing zone development project is approved pursuant to Article 17, it shall be deemed that the designation of the reserved mountainous district under Article 6 of the Management of Mountainous Districts Act has been altered or cancelled.
 Article 20 (Special Exception to Application of Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act)
When a housing zone development plan is approved pursuant to Article 17, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, the competent Metropolitan City Mayor, or the head of a competent Si/Gun (excluding the head of a Gun within a Metropolitan City; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article and Article 21) shall reflect it in the basic plan for the installation and management of waterworks under Article 4 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act preferentially among others. In such cases, the Minister of Environment shall approve a basic plan for the installation and management of waterworks within 30 days from the receipt of an application for approval for the basic plan for installing and managing waterworks from the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, the competent Metropolitan City Mayor, or the head of the competent Si/Gun, except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 21 (Special Exception to Application of Sewerage Act)
When a housing zone development plan is approved pursuant to Article 17, the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, the competent Metropolitan City Mayor, or the head of a competent Si/Gun shall reflect it in the basic plan for the maintenance of sewerage under Articles 5 and 6 of the Sewerage Act. In such cases, the Minister of Environment shall approve a basic plan for the maintenance of sewerage within 40 days from the receipt of an application for approval for the basic plan for the maintenance of sewerage from the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, the competent Metropolitan City Mayor, or the head of the competent Si/Gun, except in extenuating circumstances.
 Article 22 (Special Exceptions to Application of Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones)
(1) If deemed inevitable in light of local conditions, such as demand for housing, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may designate a development-restricted area, the restriction on which is needed to be cancelled pursuant to Article 3 (1) of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones, as a housing zone. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall, when designating a housing zone pursuant to paragraph (1), designate an area specified by Presidential Decree, from among development-restricted areas less worthy of conservation than others, as such housing zone. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) When designating a housing zone pursuant to paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may formulate special guidelines for the floor area ratio, the height of buildings, and other matters in detail, subject to prior consultations with the Minister of Environment. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(4) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approves and gives public notice of a housing zone development plan or any amendment to such plan for a housing zone designated under paragraph (1), the related urban or Gun management plan shall be deemed determined for cancelling designation of a development-restricted zone under Articles 3 through 8 of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones. <Amended by Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 23 (Special Exceptions to Application of the Environmental Impact Assessment Act)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 29 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Act, the head of an administrative agency, in receipt of a request for consultations about an assessment report on a housing zone development project, shall notify the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of his/her opinion on the consultation on the assessment within 45 days from the receipt of such request. In such cases, if any ground requires the supplementation or adjustment of the environmental impact assessment report pursuant to Article 28 (3) of the Environmental Impact Assessment Act, the head of the consulting agency may request, on only one occasion, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or the relevant public housing project operator to supplement related documents, but a period for supplementing related documents by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or the relevant public housing project operator shall not be included in the period set for consultation. <Amended by Act No. 10892, Jul. 21, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport conducts an environmental impact assessment under the Environmental Impact Assessment Act, he/she may consult with the head of the competent consulting agency to agree to conduct environmental impact assessments on the relevant housing zone, etc. on up to two occasions a year. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 24 (Special Exceptions to Application of the Special Act on the Management of Metropolitan Transport in Metropolitan Areas)
(1) If a housing zone that was designated or the designation of which was altered pursuant to Article 6 falls under a large development project referred to in Article 7-2 (1) of the Special Act on the Management of Metropolitan Transport in Metropolitan Areas, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may establish measures for improving metropolitan transport, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 7-2 (1) of the aforesaid Act. In such cases, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may require the public housing project operator involved to state his/her opinion on the formulation of measures for improving metropolitan transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) When the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport formulates measures for improving metropolitan transport pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall hear from the competent Mayor/Do Governor, finalize the measures before the housing zone development plan under Article 17 is approved, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 7-2 (3) of the Special Act on the Management of Metropolitan Transport in Metropolitan Areas, and notify the competent Mayor/Do Governor thereof. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) The competent Mayor/Do Governor shall state his/her opinion within 30 days after receipt of a request to state his/her opinion pursuant to paragraph (2); but if he/she fails to do so within such period, it shall be deemed that he/she has no objection thereto.
 Article 24-2 (Special Exceptions to Application of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 7 of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Mayors/Do Governors may designate an industrial area in a housing zone or a non-housing zone after deliberation by the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Committee established under Article 21 of the aforesaid Act, if it is inevitable to relocate a factory (referring to a factory defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Industrial Cluster Development and Factory Establishment Act; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) or a manufacturing establishment (referring to a manufacturing establishment defined in Article 2 (2) 4 of the Building Act; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) in order to implement a housing zone development project in a housing zone designated upon canceling at least half of the total development area of the housing zone within a development-restricted area pursuant to Article 3 of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones. In such cases, the area of the industrial area to be designated shall not exceed the sum of the area of sites for factories and the area of manufacturing establishments as at the time the housing zone is designated. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
(2) Matters necessary for designating, developing, supplying an industrial area under paragraph (1) shall be determined and publicly announced by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 10667, May 19, 2011]
 Article 25 (Establishment of and Support for Arterial Facilities)
(1) Article 28 of the Housing Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to the establishment of appropriate arterial facilities and the repayment of establishment costs when a housing zone development project is executed. In such cases, a person who installs arterial facilities shall install arterial facilities necessary for public housing projects in preference to any other housing construction project or site development project. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
(2) To efficiently execute a public housing project, the State or a local government may directly establish facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as roads, railroads, and parks, or grant a person who establishes such facilities a subsidy to help cover the associated cost. <Amended by Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The eligibility for, and the extent of, the subsidization for facilities under paragraph (2) and other relevant matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 26 (Access, etc. to Land)
(1) If intending to conduct research or surveys in order to prepare a proposal for the designation of the housing zone or a housing zone development plan and if necessary for executing a housing zone development project, any person who has made a proposal to designate a housing zone or any public housing project operator may enter any third person's land or temporarily use any third person's land as a storage yard for materials, a path or a temporary road; and alter or remove bamboo, trees, soil, rocks, and other obstacles. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Articles 130 (2) through (9) and 131 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act shall apply mutatis mutandis in cases falling under paragraph (1). In such cases, "implementer of an urban or Gun planning facility project, which is an administrative agency" shall be deemed "public housing project operator." <Amended by Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 27 (Expropriation, etc. of Land, etc.)
(1) Any public housing project operator may expropriate or use land, etc., if necessary for developing a housing zone. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) The designation of a housing zone and public notice thereof shall be deemed project approval and the public notice thereof under Articles 20 (1) and 22 of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects.
(3) An application for adjudication on expropriation or use of land, etc. under paragraph (1) may be filed within the period set in the relevant housing zone development plan for the execution of the project, notwithstanding Articles 23 (1) and 28 (1) of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects.
(4) The Central Land Tribunal has jurisdiction to adjudicate on the expropriation or use of land, etc. under paragraph (1).
(5) If it is recognized that the price of any parcel of land that shall be acquired has changed due to public notice given to gather consensus from residents and others pursuant to Article 10 (1); or if a case meets the requirements prescribed by Presidential Decree, the land price officially announced at the time nearest to the date of the public notice given to gather consensus from residents and others under Article 10 (1), among the officially announced land prices as on any date before the date of the public notice given to gather consensus from residents and others under Article 10 (1), officially announced as on the base date for pricing the parcels of land involved, shall be deemed the officially announced price under Article 70 (1) of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects, notwithstanding Article 70 (3) through (5) of the aforesaid Act.
(6) Except as otherwise expressly provided for in this Act, the expropriation or use of land, etc. under paragraph (1) shall be governed by the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects.
 Article 27-2 (Retention of Buildings, etc.)
(1) Where any existing buildings or other facilities within a housing zone satisfy the requirements prescribed by Presidential Decree as they are deemed not to impede a housing zone development project even if they are not relocated or removed, a public housing project operator may allow them to remain.
(2) A public housing project operator may require the owners of facilities allowed to remain pursuant to paragraph (1) to bear part of the expenses necessary for the installation, etc. of roads, parks, water supply and drainage, and other public facilities prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(3) The standards and methods for bearing expenses and other relevant matters under paragraph (2) shall prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 28 (Restrictions on Disposition of State-Owned or Public Land, etc.)
(1) No parcel of land owned by the State or a local government and located within a housing zone shall be sold or otherwise transferred to a third party for any purpose other than the housing zone development project, if the parcel of land is required for the project.
(2) Any property owned by the State or a local government and located within a housing zone may be transferred to the public housing project operator under a negotiated contract, notwithstanding the State Property Act or the Public Property and Commodity Management Act. In such cases, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall have a prior consultation with the head of the competent administrative agency on the disuse and transfer of the property. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Upon receiving a request for consultations under the latter part of paragraph (2), the head of the competent administrative agency shall take measures necessary for disusing, transferring the property, and for other matters, within 60 days from receipt thereof.
(4) If it is not known which administrative agency is responsible for the management of any state-owned property included in the property intended to be transferred to a public housing project operator pursuant to paragraph (2), the Minister of Strategy and Finance shall take the responsibility for the management of such property or dispose of it, notwithstanding the provisions of other statutes. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 29 (Attribution of Ownership of Public Facilities, etc.)
(1) Where a public housing project operator has installed a new public facility under subparagraph 13 of Article 2 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act (excluding parking lots and playgrounds; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) or any facility as a substitute for an existing public facility, the attribution of ownership of such facility shall be governed by Article 65 of the aforesaid Act. In such cases, "administrative agency" shall be construed as "public housing project operator." <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) If it is not clearly known which administrative agency is responsible for the management of any property in applying the National Land Planning and Utilization Act pursuant to paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall be deemed the responsible administrative agency if the property is a road, river, or ditch; while the Minister of Strategy and Finance shall be deemed the responsible administrative agency if the property is any property other than a road, river, or ditch. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) If a public housing project operator intends to install any substitute public facility or similar pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall clarify the details of the intended facility in the application filed for approval for a housing zone development plan under Article 16, as prescribed by Presidential Decree: Provided, That where a housing zone is designated within a residential area pursuant to Article 7, the details of such facility shall be clearly described in the application filed for approval for the relevant plan for the housing construction project in accordance with Article 35. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) For the purposes of registering public facilities and property under paragraph (1), a letter of approval for a housing zone development plan, a letter of approval for the plan for a housing construction project or a letter of approval for the revision thereto, and a completion certificate may serve as a substitute for a document certifying a ground for registration under the Registration of Real Estate Act.
 Article 30 (Reduction of or Exemption from Charges)
With respect to the following charges otherwise imposable on a public housing project, reduction or exemption may be allowed under the relevant statutes: <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
1. Development charges imposed under Article 5 of the Restitution of Development Gains Act;
2. Farmland conservation charges imposed under Article 38 of the Farmland Act;
4. Traffic induction charges imposed under Article 36 of the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act;
5. Costs incurred in relation to developing substitute forest resources under Article 19 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act;
6. Costs incurred in relation to the development of substitute grassland under Article 23 of the Grassland Act.
 Article 31 (Completion Inspections)
(1) Upon completion of a housing zone development project, each public housing project operator shall undergo completion inspection without delay. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) If the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport recognizes that a housing zone development project has been completed in accordance with the relevant housing zone development plan, he/she shall issue a completion inspection certificate to the public housing project operator and give public notice thereof through the Official Gazette, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Each public housing project operator may file an application for completion inspection only for a part of a housing zone within a housing zone development plan, in order to efficiently execute the housing zone development project. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 32 (Supply of Developed Land)
(1) A person who intends to supply any land developed as a housing zone shall supply the same in accordance with the housing zone development plan. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) The specific use of land to be supplied pursuant to paragraph (1), procedures and methods for supplying such, persons eligible for the supply, and other conditions for the supply shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) When a public housing project operator supplies any land to be used as a construction site for national housing under the Housing Act, the price therefor may be determined at a level not exceeding its development cost. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 32-2 (Disclosure of Development Cost for Developed Land)
(1) A person who intends to supply any land pursuant to Article 32 shall publicly announce the associated development cost. In such cases, the development cost shall be comprised of the following items:
1. Land cost;
2. Development cost;
3. Direct labor cost;
4. Relocating costs;
5. Sales expenses;
6. General administration expenses;
7. Other expenses prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
(2) Methods of computing development cost under paragraph (1) and other necessary matters shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 32-3 (Restriction, etc. on Resale of Developed Land)
(1) A person who is provided with any land developed as a housing zone shall not resell the relevant land without using it for its intended purposes (including transfer of title, sale, purchase or all other conduct incidental to any changes in rights, but excluding conveyance by inheritance; hereinafter the same shall apply) until registration for transfer of ownership is completed: Provided, That the same shall not apply in cases prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as the resale of a site for construction of housing supplied for the purpose of relocation.
(2) Where a person provided with land resells it in violation of paragraph (1), the relevant juristic act shall become null and void, and the public housing project operator (referring to the initial supplier of the land) may repurchase the relevant land by paying an amount computed by adding up the average interest rate on a one-year deposit at banks under the Banking Act to the value of the land as at the time of supply.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 32-4 (Advance Payment, etc.)
(1) A public housing project operator may receive all or part of the price of land, in advance, from a person to whom title in the relevant land will be transferred.
(2) A public housing project operator may issue a bond which will be redeemed with land (hereinafter referred to as "land redemption bond") to a person to whom title in the relevant land will be transferred.
(3) The procedures, methods, conditions, etc. for issuing a land redemption bond shall be governed by the provisions of the Government Bond Act, the Local Finance Act, the Korea Land and Housing Corporation Act, and other Acts.
(4) A public housing project operator who intends to receive an advance payment or issue a land redemption bond under paragraph (1) or (2) shall obtain approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
CHAPTER IV INTEGRATED COMMITTEE FOR DELIBERATION ON PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS
 Article 33 (Establishment, etc. of Integrated Committee for Deliberation on Public Housing Projects)
(1) An integrated committee for deliberation on public housing projects (hereinafter referred to as the "Integrated Deliberative Committee") shall be established within the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to deliberate on the following matters in connection with approval for housing zone development plans under Article 17 and project plans under Article 35 (hereinafter referred to as "related plans"), such as urban planning, architecture, environmental issues, traffic issues, and natural disasters: <Amended by Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13433, Jul. 24, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Matters concerning buildings under the Building Act;
1-2. Matters concerning urban or Gun management plans prescribed by the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. Measures for improving metropolitan transport prescribed by the Special Act on the Management of Intercity Transport in Metropolitan Areas;
3. A traffic impact assessment report prescribed by the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act;
4. Plans for using a mountainous district within the relevant housing zone prescribed by the Mountainous Districts Management Act;
5. Energy use plans under the Energy Use Rationalization Act;
6. Preliminary examinations on the impact of possible natural disasters prescribed by the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act;
7. Assessments on the educational environment prescribed by the School Health Act;
8. Railroad construction projects under the Railroad Construction Act;
9. Other matters deemed necessary by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and referred to the Integrated Deliberative Committee for deliberation.
(2) A City/Do Public Housing Integrated Deliberative Committee may be established in each City/Do to examine and deliberate on matters subject to deliberation by the Integrated Deliberative Committee, which have been delegated to each Mayor/Do Governor pursuant to Article 53 (1) among matters under the jurisdiction of the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. In such cases, paragraphs (3) through (8) and Article 34 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the composition and organization of, and deliberation by, City/Do Public Housing Integrated Deliberative Committees and other relevant matters. <Newly Inserted by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The Integrated Deliberative Committee shall be comprised of up to 32 members, including one chairperson and one vice-chairperson. <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
(4) The following persons shall serve as the members of the Integrated Deliberative Committee, and its chairperson shall be elected by and from among its members who fall under subparagraph 2; while the chairperson may appoint a public official who is in service for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and who falls under subparagraph 1 as the vice-chairperson of the Committee, if necessary for efficient deliberation: <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13433, Jul. 24, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Heads of responsible departments in each competent central administrative agency and in each City/Do having jurisdiction over the area in which the relevant housing zone or public housing is located, who are public officials of the Senior Executive Service (referring to Grade III or higher-ranking officials in cases of each City/Do), and public officials who are in charge of affairs related to housing in the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and who are members of the Senior Executive Service;
2. Persons commissioned by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport from among experts in the fields of urban planning, architecture, traffic, environment, or natural disasters, or other relevant area, who have extensive knowledge of and experience in developing housing sites and housing projects;
3. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the Central Construction Committee under the Building Act from among the members of the relevant committee;
4. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the urban planning committee established pursuant to the National Land Planning and Utilization Act in the City/Do in which the relevant housing zone or public housing is located, including at least one expert from each of urban planning, architectural planning and designing, and environment, from among the members of the relevant City/Do urban planning committee;
5. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the National Transport Commission under the National Transport System Efficiency Act, from among the members of the relevant commission;
6. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the traffic impact assessment deliberation committee under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport under the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act, from among the members of the relevant traffic impact assessment deliberation committee;
7. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the committee for the management of a mountainous district, authorized, pursuant to the Mountainous Districts Management Act, to deliberate on a plan for the use of the mountainous district within the relevant housing zone, from among the members of the relevant committee for the management of the mountainous district;
8. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the committee authorized to deliberate on a plan for the use of energy under the Energy Use Rationalization Act from among the members of the relevant committee;
9. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the committee for preliminarily examining impacts of possible natural disasters under the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act, from among the members of the relevant committee;
10. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the Railroad Industry Committee under the Framework Act on Railroad Industry Development from among the members of the relevant committee;
11. Persons recommended by the chairperson of the competent City/Do school health committee under the School Health Act from among the members of the relevant committee.
(5) The Committee chairperson shall request the chairperson of each committee, to which each member specified in paragraph (4) 3 through 11 belongs, to recommend Committee members, and the chairperson of each committee so requested shall recommend Committee members within seven days after receipt of such request. <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
(6) A quorum for meetings of the Integrated Deliberative Committee is duly formed with the attendance of a majority of incumbent committee members; and the Committee passes resolutions by an affirmative vote of a majority of members present at each meeting. In such cases, the members under paragraph (4) 10 shall be counted as the incumbent members only when a housing zone development plan which includes railroad facilities undergoes deliberation; and where a project plan referred to in Article 35 undergoes deliberation, members under paragraph (4) 1 through 6 shall be the incumbent members. <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(7) The Integrated Deliberative Committee shall audio-record proceedings of each meeting and prepare minutes of meeting. <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010>
(8) Matters necessary for the organization and operation of the Integrated Deliberative Committee, such as the minimum quota for Committee members from each field specified in each subparagraph of paragraph (3), shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 34 (Procedures for Deliberation by Integrated Deliberative Committee)
(1) Where a public housing project operator files an application for approval for a housing zone development plan pursuant to Article 16 (1), it shall attach documents related to the subparagraphs of Article 33 (1) thereto; and where it files an application for deliberation by the Integrated Deliberative Committee when a project plan is approved pursuant to Article 35 (1), it shall attach documents related to Article 33 (1) 1 through 4 and 10 thereto: Provided, That the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may, if necessary for efficiently processing the approval for the related plans, determine a deadline for the submission thereof to require a public housing project operator to observe the deadline. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) A public housing project operator may submit a final written opinion to the Integrated Deliberative Committee, and the Integrated Deliberative Committee shall comprehensively examine and deliberate on matters relevant to approving the related plans, the public housing project operator's final written opinion, written opinions from competent agencies, and other relevant data. In such cases, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall reflect the results of the deliberation in his/her approval for the related plans, except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Where an application has successfully passed examination and deliberation by the Integrated Deliberative Committee, it shall be deemed to have passed examination and deliberation by the following committees: <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13433, Jul. 24, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. A building committee under the Building Act;
1-2. The City/Do urban planning committee under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. The National Transport Commission under the National Transport System Efficiency Act;
3. The traffic impact assessment deliberation committee under the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act;
4. The committee on the management of the mountainous district under the Mountainous Districts Management Act;
5. The committee authorized to deliberate on a plan for the use of energy under the Energy Use Rationalization Act;
6. The committee for the preliminary examination on impacts of possible natural disasters under the Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act;
7. The City/Do school health committee under the School Health Act;
8. The Railroad Industry Committee under the Framework Act on Railroad Industry Development.
CHAPTER V CONSTRUCTION, ETC. OF PUBLIC HOUSING UNITS
 Article 35 (Approval, etc. for Housing Construction Project Plans)
(1) Each public housing project operator shall prepare a plan for a public housing project (including a plan for the installation of ancillary facilities and welfare facilities) and obtain approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. The same shall apply to any amendment to such project plan. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may, if he/she concludes that it is unavoidable to build any homes other than public housing units (hereinafter referred to as "homes subject to private sale in units") to be built within a housing zone together with the public housing units simultaneously, receive another project plan for the construction of the homes subject to private sale in units directly from the project owner or through the public housing project operator under this Act to approve the plan, as well. The same shall apply to any amendment to such project plan. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Any public housing project operator may include a housing construction project plan in an application for approval for a housing zone development plan submitted in accordance with Article 16 (1). <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) When a public housing project operator obtains approval for a project plan pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2), it shall be deemed to have obtained or undergone the following authorization, permission, decision, deliberation, etc. and public notice given with regard to the approval for a project plan shall be deemed public notice or public announcement given or made pursuant to the relevant Acts specified in the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Act No. 9552, Mar. 25, 2009; Act Nos. 9758 & 9763 & 9774, Jun. 9, 2009; Act No. 9982, Jan. 27, 2010; Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010; Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010; Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011; Act Nos. 12248 & 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12738, Jun. 3, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 13797, Jan. 19, 2016; Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016>
1. A building permit under Article 11 of the Building Act, reporting on building works under Article 14 of the aforesaid Act, and a permit for or reporting on a temporary building under Article 20 of the aforesaid Act;
2. A permit to occupy and use public waters under Article 8 of the Public Waters Management and Reclamation Act, consultations or approval under Article 10 of the aforesaid Act, approval for or reporting on an implementation plan under Article 17 of the aforesaid Act, a reclamation license of public waters under Article 28 of the aforesaid Act, consultations on or approval for reclamation implemented by the State, etc. under Article 35 of the aforesaid Act, and approval for an implementation plan for reclamation of public waters under Article 38 of the aforesaid Act;
3. Disuse of administrative property under Article 11 of the Public Property and Commodity Management Act and a permit to use or profit from administrative property under Article 20 of the aforesaid Act;
4. Authorization of a mining plan under Article 42 of the Mining Industry Act;
5. Determination of an urban or Gun management plan under Article 30 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act (referring to a plan defined in any item of subparagraph 4 of Article 2 of the aforesaid Act and a district-unit plan under Article 49 of the aforesaid Act), permission for development activities under Article 56 of the aforesaid Act, deliberation by an urban planning committee on development activities under Article 59 of the aforesaid Act, the designation of a project implementer of an urban or Gun planning facility project under Article 86 of the aforesaid Act, authorization for an implementation plan under Article 88 of the aforesaid Act, and a permit to access to a third person's land under Article 130 (2) of the aforesaid Act;
5-2. A permit to use State property under Article 30 of the State Property Act or the disuse of administrative property under Article 40 of the aforesaid Act;
6. Permission for using agricultural infrastructure under Article 23 of the Rearrangement of Agricultural and Fishing Villages Act;
7. Permission for or consultations on the conversion of farmland under Article 34 of the Farmland Act;
8. A permit to implement a road project under Article 36 of the Road Act or a permit to occupy and use a road under Article 61 of the aforesaid Act;
9. Designation of an urban development zone under Article 3 of the Urban Development Act, the designation of a project implementer under Article 11 of the aforesaid Act, authorization for an implementation plan under Article 17 of the aforesaid Act, and a permit to access to a third person's land under Article 64 (2) of the aforesaid Act;
10. A permit to open a private road under Article 4 of the Private Road Act;
11. A permit to change the form and quality of land under Article 14 of the Erosion Control Work Act and cancellation of designation of land treated for erosion under Article 20 of the aforesaid Act;
12. A permit to convert a mountainous district and reporting thereon under Articles 14 and 15 of the Mountainous Districts Management Act, a permit to cut standing trees, etc. and reporting thereon under Article 36 (1) or (4) of the Creation and Management of Forest Resources Act, permission for and report on acts inside a forest protection area under Article 9 (1) and (2) 1 and 2 of the Forest Protection Act: Provided, That this shall not apply to forests for seed collection and experimental forests under the Creation and Management of Forest Resources Act and a forest genetic resources protection area under the Forest Protection Act;
13. Approval for a comprehensive small river maintenance plan under Article 6 of the Small River Maintenance Act, a permit to implement a small river project under Article 10 of the aforesaid Act, and a permit to occupy and use a small river and reporting thereon under Article 14 of the aforesaid Act;
14. Authorization for a waterworks business under Article 17 or 49 of the Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act and authorization for the installation of private-use waterworks under Article 52 of the aforesaid Act;
15. Approval for an implementation plan for a costal maintenance project under Article 25 of the Coast Management Act;
16. Registration of a superstore under Article 8 of the Distribution Industry Development Act;
17. Disposition of a grave, etc. in a third person's land under Article 27 of the Act on Funeral Services, Etc. and disposition of an unclaimed grave under Article 28 of the aforesaid Act;
17-2. Approval of a project plan under Article 15 of the Housing Act;
18. Permission for or reporting on the development or use of ground water under Article 7 or 8 of the Groundwater Act;
18-2. Approval for implementation plans for each railroad construction project under Article 9 of the Railroad Construction Act;
18-3. Permission for occupation and use under Article 42 of the Railroad Service Act;
19. A permit to convert grassland under Article 23 of the Grassland Act;
20. Examination of the publication of maps, etc. pursuant to Article 15 (3) of the Act on the Establishment, Management, etc. of Spatial Data;
21. A permit to engage in activities referred to in Article 6 of the Housing Site Development Promotion Act;
22. A permit to implement a public sewerage project under Article 16 of the Sewerage Act and reporting on the installation of a private sewerage treatment facility under Article 34 (2) of the aforesaid Act;
23. A permit to implement river works and authorization for an implementation plan for river works under Article 30 of the River Act, a permit to occupy and use a river under Article 33 of the aforesaid Act, and a permit to use a river water under Article 50 of the aforesaid Act;
24. Permission for a land transaction contract under Article 11 of the Act on Report on Real Estate Transactions, Etc.
(5) Whenever the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approves a project plan pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2), he/she shall give public notice of the details thereof and forward copies of the letter of approval for the project plan and relevant documents without delay to the competent Mayor/Do Governor. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(6) Whenever the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport intends to approve a project plan that includes a matter specified in any subparagraph of paragraph (4), he/she shall have a prior consultation with the head of the competent administrative agency. In such cases, the head of the competent administrative agency shall state his/her opinion within 30 days from receipt of a request for such consultation from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, but if he/she fails to state an opinion within the period, it shall be deemed that he/she has no objection thereto. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(7) Other matters concerning approving project plans under paragraph (1) or (2), such as application procedures, required documents, and methods of giving public notice, shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 36 (Special Exceptions to Deliberation by Construction Committee)
(1) If a project for the construction of public housing units or homes subject to private sale in units under Article 35 (1) or (2) is required to undergo deliberation by the competent construction committee under Article 4 of the Building Act or subject to traffic impact assessment under Article 15 of the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall submit the case to the Central Construction Committee under Article 4 of the Building Act or the traffic impact assessment deliberation committee within the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport for deliberation under Article 17 (1) of the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act: Provided, That such deliberation may be omitted, if a project for the construction of public housing units or houses subject to private sale in units under Article 35 (1) or (2) is executed by a local government or a local government-invested public corporation and the project has already undergone deliberation by the construction committee established by the competent Mayor/Do Governor pursuant to Article 4 of the Building Act or the traffic impact assessment deliberation committee within the approving administrative agency pursuant to Article 17 of the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13433, Jul. 24, 2015>
(2) Deliberation conducted by the Central Construction Committee under paragraph (1) or by the traffic impact assessment deliberation committee under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be deemed deliberation conducted by the construction committee under Article 4 of the Building Act or by the traffic impact assessment deliberation committee under the jurisdiction of the approving administrative agency under Article 17 of the Urban Traffic Improvement Promotion Act. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13433, Jul. 24, 2015>
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), where an application for approval of a project plan was filed pursuant to Article 35 (3); or where the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport deems it necessary, the application may need to undergo deliberation by the Integrated Deliberative Committee; and where the application has undergone deliberation by the Integrated Deliberative Committee, it shall be deemed to have undergone deliberation by the construction committee or deliberation by the traffic impact assessment deliberation committee pursuant to paragraph (1). <Amended by Act No. 13433, Jul. 24, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 37 (Standards, etc. for Construction of Public Housing Units)
Matters regarding standards for the structure, functions, and facilities of public housing units, the scope, and standards for installation, of ancillary and welfare facilities, and other relevant matters, shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
 Article 38 (Special Exceptions to the Framework Act on the Construction Industry)
(1) Any public housing project operator (referring to a public housing project operator referred to in subparagraph 2 or 3 of Article 4; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article and Articles 39 through 45) who executes a housing construction project pursuant to this Act may directly perform construction work, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 41 of the Framework Act on the Construction Industry. <Amended by Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Paragraph (1) shall apply only to a housing construction project for housing units not exceeding five percent of all housing units included in the project plan approved by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport each year under Article 35 (1). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 39 (Contracts, etc. on Division of Projects)
(1) Any public housing project operator may subdivide a project and execute a separate contract for each part, if it is more efficient to do so in executing a housing construction project under this Act, taking into consideration the nature and scale of the project and other relevant factors. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) With respect to any public housing project operator who executes a housing construction project under this Act, Article 10 (2) of the Act on Contracts to Which the State Is a Party shall preferentially apply to the determination of a successful bidder in a competitive bidding, the burden off which shall be borne by the public housing project operator: Provided, That a contract may be executed otherwise, as prescribed by Presidential Decree, if it is necessary to lower the sales price of public housing units by saving construction costs. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) shall only apply to housing construction projects referred to in Article 38 (2).
 Article 40 Deleted. <by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
CHAPTER V-2 PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS ON SITES FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES
 Article 40-2 (Special Exceptions to Public Housing Projects on Sites for Public Facilities, etc.)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 76 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, the facilities determined and publicly announced by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, such as commercial facilities, business facilities and lodging facilities under Article 2 (2) of the Building Act, may be constructed in addition to public housing, where a public housing project is implemented on the land which includes any of the following land, the size of which is at least the ratio prescribed by Presidential Decree, in order to supply public rental housing prescribed by Presidential Decree. In such cases, the ratio of housing units under the latter part of subparagraph 2 of Article 2 shall not apply: <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017>
1. Sites for public facilities such as railroads and reservoirs, and property for official use under Article 6 (2) 1 of the State Property Act and Article 5 (2) 1 of the Public Property and Commodity Management Act;
2. Any of the following land owned by the State, a local government, a public institution under Article 5 of the Act on the Management of Public Institutions, or a local government-invested public corporation established under Article 49 of the Local Public Enterprises Act:
(a) Land developed for sale under this Act, the Housing Site Development Promotion Act, or other related Acts, but not sold;
(b) Land acquired to install public facilities, etc., but not used for such purpose;
(c) Land being used after installing public facilities, etc., but on which public housing units may be constructed to the extent not hindering the use of the relevant facilities;
3. Other land prescribed by Presidential Decree, which is developed or was developed under this Act, the Housing Site Development Promotion Act, or other related Acts.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 35, Article 11 of the Building Act, and other relevant provisions, a public housing projects operator who intends to construct public housing and facilities together on the land referred to in paragraph (1) shall obtain approval therefor under Article 35 after preparing a housing construction project plan which includes matters concerning the construction of facilities: Provided, That where the facilities referred to in paragraph (1) are intended to be constructed in a building separate from public housing, the relevant facilities may be constructed after a permit is obtained under Article 11 of the Building Act. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Matters necessary to facilitate implementing public housing projects under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014]
 Article 40-3 (Special Exceptions to the State Property Act, etc.)
(1) Where necessary for the smooth implementation of a public housing project under Article 40-2 (1), the State and a local government may grant permission to use, sell, or lease State property or public property to the public housing project operator by private contract, notwithstanding the State Property Act, the Public Property and Commodity Management Act, and other related Acts. In such cases, the State and the local government may set the period of a permit to use or lease at up to 50 years, and may reduce or exempt the fee for use or lease, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) The State property under paragraph (1) shall be the property consulted on with the Minister of Strategy and Finance, from among the state property managed by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the general property managed by the Minister of Strategy and Finance. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) For facilitating implementation of a public housing project under Article 40-2 (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may, following consultation with the Minister of Strategy and Finance, request the head of the central administrative agency that manages State property to disuse and transfer the State property under his/her jurisdiction to the Minister of Strategy and Finance. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) The head of a central administrative agency, in receipt of the request under paragraph (3), shall notify the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of his/her opinion within 60 days from the receipt of such request. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(5) Notwithstanding the State Property Act and the Public Property and Commodity Management Act, the State and a local government may allow the public housing project operator referred to in paragraph (1) to build permanent facilities on state property or public property for which permission for use or lease has been granted under the same paragraph. In such cases, the ownership of the relevant permanent facilities shall belong to the public housing project operator until such State property or public property is returned, unless any separate agreement is made otherwise between the public housing project operator and the State, local government, or any other relevant institution. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014]
 Article 40-4 (Special Exceptions to the Railroad Construction Act, etc.)
(1) A public housing project operator who executes a public housing project referred to in Article 40-2 (1) at the railroad facilities defined in subparagraph 6 of Article 2 of the Railroad Construction Act shall be deemed the operator of a railroad construction project under Article 8 of the aforesaid Act. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Where necessary for facilitating implementation of a public housing project referred to in Article 40-2 (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may grant permission for occupying and using railroad facilities to the relevant public housing project operator for up to 50 years, notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 42 and 44 of the Railroad Service Act; and the fee for occupation and use may be reduced or exempt, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014]
 Article 40-5 (Special Exceptions to the Act on the Special Cases concerning the Procurement, etc. of School Sites)
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 3 of the Act on the Special Cases concerning the Procurement, etc. of School Sites, the public housing project operator under Article 40-2 (1) may choose not to develop or secure a school site after hearing from the superintendent of an office of education. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Where a public housing project operator chooses not to secure a school site under paragraph (1), he/she may bear the expenses, etc. necessary to expand a school adjacent to an area where a public housing project referred to in Article 40-2 (1) is executed after hearing from the superintendent of an office of education. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014]
 Article 40-6 (Special Exceptions to Building Standards, etc.)
Where necessary to facilitate the implementation of a project for public housing to be constructed on a site referred to in Article 40-2 (1) 1, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may establish and apply lenient standards for the following matters, within the scope prescribed by Presidential Decree, notwithstanding the provisions related to the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
1. Limit on building-to-land ratio and floor area ratio under Articles 77 and 78 of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. Scope of a site, landscaping of building sites, open space, vacant lots within a building site, and restrictions on building, such as the building-to-land ratio, floor area ratio, height, etc. of a building under subparagraph 1 of Article 2, and Articles 42, 43, 55, 56, 58, 60, and 61;
3. Standards for urban parks or green belts under Article 14 of the Act on Urban Parks, Green Areas, Etc.;
4. Standards for the establishment of parking lots under Articles 12-3 and 19 of the Parking Lot Act and Article 35 of the Housing Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014]
CHAPTER VI PURCHASE OF PUBLIC HOUSING UNITS
 Article 41 (Purchase of Insolvent Rental Housing Units by Public Housing Project Operators)
(1) Any public housing project operator may purchase housing units designated and publicly announced by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, among insolvent rental housing units (referring to the insolvent rental housing units, etc. under subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Rental Housing Act among housing units falling under subparagraph 2-2 of the same Article, before it is amended by Act No. 13499; hereinafter the same shall apply) and supply them as public rental housing units. <Amended by Act No. 11926, Jul. 16, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Where a lessee of a dilapidated rental housing unit gives consent to the public housing project operator to purchase his/her rental housing unit before it is designated or publicly announced under paragraph (1), he/she shall be deemed to have transferred the right of preferential purchase (referring to the right under Article 22 of the Rental Housing Act before it is amended by Act No. 13499) granted to the lessee to the public housing project operator. In such cases, the public housing project operator may file a report on preferential purchase without providing a guaranty prescribed in Article 113 of the Civil Execution Act. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11926, Jul. 16, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The State or a local government may provide a subsidy to any public housing project operator who purchases insolvent rental housing units, based on the level of subsidization from its funds or the Housing and Urban Fund to the construction of public housing. <Amended by Act No. 11926, Jul. 16, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12989, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) Where a public housing project operator is provided with a subsidy or Housing and Urban Fund under paragraph (3), he/she may use the remainder after deducting the housing repair cost, etc. within the amount subsidized to cover the rental deposit of the lessee. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11926, Jul. 16, 2013; Act No. 12989, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(5) Procedures for purchasing dilapidated rental housing units and matters necessary for subsidization for each public housing project operator shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree; while guidelines for such purchasing and other relevant matters shall be determined separately by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 11926, Jul. 16, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 42 Deleted. <by Act No. 11926, Jul. 16, 2013>
 Article 43 (Purchase of Existing Homes by Public Housing Project Operators)
(1) Any public housing project operator may purchase homes that have undergone a usage inspection under Article 49 of the Housing Act or that are approved for use under Article 22 of the Building Act and that meet the size and other standards prescribed by Presidential Decree (hereinafter referred to as "existing homes") to supply them as buy-to-rent public housing. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
(2) The State or a local government may provide a subsidy to any public housing project operator who purchases existing homes under paragraph (1), based on the level of subsidization from its funds or the Housing and Urban Fund to the construction of public housing. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12989, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The procedures for purchasing existing homes and matters necessary for the subsidization for each public housing project operator shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree; while the guidelines for such purchase and other relevant matters shall be determined separately by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 44 (Purchase of Homes Under Construction, by Public Housing Project Operators)
(1) Any person other than a public housing project operator may request any public housing project operator to purchase homes that are under construction (including those planned to be built; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) and that meet the size requirements and standards prescribed by Presidential Decree as public rental housing. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Any person who is not a public housing project operator but intends to make a proposal under paragraph (1) shall have ownership of the land for the homes under construction. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The State or a local government may provide a subsidy to any public housing project operator who purchases homes under construction by accepting a proposal under paragraph (1), based on the level of subsidization from its funds or the Housing and Urban Fund to the construction of public housing units. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12989, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) The procedures for purchasing homes under construction and matters necessary for the subsidization for each public housing project operator shall be determined by Presidential Decree; while the guidelines for such purchase and other relevant matters shall be determined separately by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 45 (Acquisition of Rental Housing Units)
(1) Any public housing project operator may preferentially acquire housing units under Article 31 (3) of the Special Act on the Promotion of Urban Renewal or Article 55 (1) and (2) or 79 (5) of the Act on the Improvement of Urban Areas and Residential Environments as prescribed by Presidential Decree, notwithstanding the relevant statutes. In such cases, the State or a local government may provide support to the public housing project operator, based on the level of subsidization from its funds or the Housing and Urban Fund to the construction of public housing. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12989, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015; Act No. 14567, Feb. 8, 2017>
(2) Rental housing acquired by any public housing project operator pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be supplied as public rental housing. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 45-2 (Leasing of Existing Houses)
(1) Any public housing project operator may supply public rental housing units by leasing existing houses.
(2) Where a public housing project operator supplies public rental housing units pursuant to paragraph (1), the State or a local government may provide a subsidy thereto, based on its funds or the Housing and Urban Fund.
(3) Procedures for leasing or subleasing existing houses and matters necessary for the subsidization for a public housing project operator shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree; and standards for leasing, etc. shall be separately determined by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
CHAPTER VII PUBLIC HOUSING CONSTRUCTION HEADQUARTERS
 Article 46 (Establishment of Public Housing Headquarters)
(1) The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall establish the public housing headquarters for expeditiously promoting and efficiently supporting public housing projects. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Matters necessary for organizing and operating the public housing headquarters and other relevant matters shall be determined by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 47 (Request for Dispatching Competent Public Officials, etc.)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may request the head of a central administrative agency or a local government, the head of a housing-related research institute, or a project implementer to dispatch affiliated public officials or employees, whenever such public officials or employees are required for the public housing headquarters to efficiently perform its duties. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
CHAPTER VIII SUPPLY, OPERATION, AND MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC HOUSING
SECTION 1 Supply of Public Housing
 Article 48 (Supply of Public Housing)
(1) Matters concerning the qualifications, methods of selection, and management of tenants of public housing shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. In such cases, they may be determined differently depending on the types, etc. of public housing. <Amended by Act No. 14333, Dec. 2, 2016>
(2) A public housing project operator shall supply public housing units preferentially to housing vulnerable groups, such as youth groups, persons with disabilities, aged persons, and low-income earners. In such cases, such matters as the requirements for housing vulnerable groups and the rate of preferential supply shall be determined by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14333, Dec. 2, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 48-2 (Establishment, etc. of Examination Committee on Sale Prices of Public Housing for Sale in Units)
(1) Notwithstanding Article 59 of the Housing Act, any person referred to in subparagraphs 1 through 4 of Article 4 shall establish and operate an Examination Committee on Sale Prices to deliberate on matters related to the sale prices of public housing units built and supplied by an entity prescribed in subparagraph 4 or 6 of Article 4 in a housing unit, at least half of the total development area of which is created upon cancellation of a development-restricted zone designated under Article 3 of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 12959, Dec. 31, 2014; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
(2) When the head of a Si/Gun/Gu approves an invitation of prospective tenants in public housing units pursuant to Article 54 (1) 1 of the Housing Act, he/she shall approve or disapprove such invitation based on the results of deliberation by the relevant Examination Committee on Sale Prices. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
(3) Article 59 of the Housing Act shall apply mutatis mutandis to details concerning establishing, organizing and operating an Examination Committee on Sale Prices referred to in paragraph (1) and other relevant matters. <Amended by Act No. 12959, Dec. 31, 2014; Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012]
 Article 48-3 (Checking Occupancy of Two or More Public Rental Housing Units, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall check whether there is any lessee (referring to a person who has signed a lease agreement; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) who occupies at least two public rental housing units or has concluded lease agreements to that effect.
(2) A public housing project operator shall notify the following information on each lessee to an agency designated and publicly announced by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (hereafter in this Article and Article 49-7, referred to as "designated agency for computerized management"): <Amended by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
1. Lessee's name;
2. Lessee's resident registration number;
3. Type of rental housing;
4. Address of residence;
5. Initial moving-in date.
(3) The designated agency for computerized management shall manage the information referred to in paragraph (2) using a computer system and devise measures necessary for ensuring the stability so that the information on lessees may not be lost, stolen, falsified or damaged.
(4) Methods and procedures for checking whether a lessee occupies two or more public rental housing units or has signed lease agreements to that effect, matters necessary for taking measures against such occupancy or agreements, and other relevant matters shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 48-4 (Submission of Written Consent to Provision of Financial Information, etc. of Applicants for Public Housing)
(1) Any person who applies for the supply of public housing (including contract renewal; hereinafter the same shall apply) shall submit to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport a written consent necessary to receive the following data or information on the applicant and his/her spouse and other persons prescribed by Presidential Decree (hereinafter referred to as "applicant, etc.") from the financial institutions, etc. under Article 48-5 (1):
1. Balance of deposits, installment deposits, and savings accounts, or value of securities and certificates of financial assets, such as amount paid in installments, paid amount, and negotiable securities, among data or information on the details of financial assets and financial transactions defined in subparagraphs 2 and 3 of the Act on Real Name Financial Transactions and Confidentiality (hereinafter referred to as "financial information");
2. Amount of debt and information on arrears among credit information defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Credit Information Use and Protection Act (hereinafter referred to as "credit information");
3. Premiums paid for insurance policies referred to in the subparagraphs of Article 4 of the Insurance Business Act, refunds, and amount paid (hereinafter referred to as "insurance information").
(2) Matters regarding the methods, procedures, etc. for obtaining consent and detailed data or information under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 48-5 (Provision of Financial Information, etc.)
(1) Notwithstanding Article 4 (1) of the Act on Real Name Financial Transactions and Confidentiality and Article 32 (1) of the Credit Information Use and Protection Act, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may request the head of any financial institution, etc. (referring to a financial company, etc. defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on Real Name Financial Transactions and Confidentiality and a credit information collection agency under Article 25 of the Credit Information Use and Protection Act) to provide financial information, credit information or insurance information (hereinafter referred to as "financial information, etc.") by sending a written consent submitted by an applicant, etc. for the supply of a public housing unit pursuant to Article 48-4 (1), which is converted into an electronic form.
(2) The head of a financial institution, etc., in receipt of a request to provide financial information, etc. pursuant to paragraph (1), shall provide the title holder's financial information, etc., notwithstanding Article 4 (1) of the Act on Real Name Financial Transactions and Confidentiality and Article 32 (1) and (3) of the Credit Information Use and Protection Act.
(3) The head of a financial institution, etc. which has provided financial information, etc. pursuant to paragraph (2) shall notify the title holder that his/her financial information, etc. has been provided: Provided, That where the title holder's consent has been obtained, he/she needs not notify it, notwithstanding Article 4-2 (1) of the Act on Real Name Financial Transactions and Confidentiality and Article 35 of the Credit Information Use and Protection Act.
(4) Requests to provide financial information, etc. and providing such under paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be made or conducted through an information and communications network defined in Article 2 (1) 1 of the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, Etc.: Provided, That the same shall not apply in extenuating circumstances, such as where the information and communications network malfunctions.
(5) No person who engages in or has engaged in the duties referred to in paragraphs (1) and (2) shall misappropriate any financial information, etc. acquired while performing such duties for purposes other than those prescribed by this Act or provide or divulge it to any third person or institution.
(6) Matters necessary for requesting financial information, etc., the provision thereof, and other relevant matters under paragraphs (1), (2) and (4) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 48-6 (Request for Data)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may request the heads of related institutions to provide the following data necessary for verifying the qualifications of applicants for supplying public housing or for investigating the status of tenants of public housing under Article 49-7. In such cases, the heads of the relevant institutions in receipt of such request shall comply therewith except in extenuating circumstances:
1. Registered matters concerning family relations under Article 9 (1) of the Act on the Registration, etc. of Family Relationships or electronic information data of resident registration (including personally identifiable information, such as resident registration numbers and alien registration numbers) under Article 30 (1) of the Resident Registration Act;
2. Data concerning national taxes and local taxes;
3. Data concerning all types of pensions, insurances, benefits, such as the national pension, public officials pension, veterans' pension, private school teachers pension, special post office pension, pension for persons with disabilities, health insurance, employment insurance, industrial accident compensation insurance, and veteran's benefits;
4. Data concerning real estate and motor vehicles, such as the register defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Registration of Real Estate Act, building register under Article 38 of the Building Act, motor vehicle register under Article 5 of the Motor Vehicle Management Act;
5. Data concerning entries into and departures from Korea.
(2) No current or former public official belonging to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the executive officers and employees of an institution delegated or entrusted with the authority pursuant to Article 53 shall use the information and data received pursuant to paragraph (1) for purposes other than those prescribed in this Act or provide or divulge it to any third person or institution.
(3) Any data provided to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport pursuant to paragraph (1) or an institution delegated or entrusted with the authority pursuant to Article 53 shall be subject to exemption from the fees for use, relevant charges, etc.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 48-7 (Collection, etc. of Data and Information)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the head of an institution delegated or entrusted with the duties referred to in Articles 48-4 through 48-6, authority under Article 53, may collect, manage, retain or use the data or information received under Articles 48-5 and 48-6.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
SECTION 2 Operation and Management of Public Housing
 Article 49 (Rental Conditions, etc. for Public Rental Housing Units)
(1) The standards for rental conditions, such as rent (referring to a deposit and monthly rent; hereinafter the same shall apply) for a public rental housing unit shall be determined by Presidential Decree.
(2) When a public housing project operator requests an increase in rent (including where a lease agreement is to be renewed), it shall be increased by up to five percent of the rent, taking into account the price index of housing expenses, reflecting such factors as the rents for homes in the neighboring area, etc. In such cases, no rent shall be further increased within one year after such increase.
(3) Where a deposit, out of the rent, is increased pursuant to paragraph (2), a lessee may pay the increased portion in installments as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) Rental conditions, such as rents, for public rental housing may be determined differentially based on the income level of individual lessees, the sizes of public rental housing units, etc. In such cases, paragraphs (2) and (3) shall not apply where a rent is modified due to changes in income levels, etc.
(5) A public housing project operator who intends to mutually convert a deposit and monthly rents shall notify the lessee of the matters prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as the amount of the loan from the Housing and Urban Fund for the construction of the relevant housing and the established amount of security rights in rem, such as mortgage.
(6) A public housing project operator shall report the details regarding a lease agreement, such as rental conditions, for the public rental housing to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu. In such cases, Article 46 of the Special Act on Private Rental Housing shall apply mutatis mutandis to the methods, etc. of reporting.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 49-2 (Standard Lease Agreement, etc. for Public Rental Housing Units)
(1) A person who intends to enter into a lease agreement for a public rental housing unit shall use a standard form agreement prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
(2) A standard form lease agreement referred to in paragraph (1) shall include the following:
1. Matters concerning the rent and increasing rent;
2. Contract lease period;
3. Matters concerning the rights and obligations of the public housing project operator and the lessee;
4. Matters concerning the repair, management, and maintenance of the public rental house;
5. Other matters prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
(3) If a public housing project operator plans to sell a rental housing unit to the lessee after expiry of a lease contract period when the lease agreement is entered into, the contract lease period may be not longer than two years, notwithstanding Article 4 (1) of the Housing Lease Protection Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 49-3 (Refusal, etc. of Renewal of Agreement)
(1) A public housing project operator may revoke, terminate, or refuse to renew a lease agreement, where a lessee falls under any of the following cases: <Amended by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
1. Where the lessee obtains the lease of a public rental housing unit by deceit or other fraudulent means;
2. Where the asset or income of the lessee exceeds the standard prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport within the extent exceeding the requirements for qualification under Article 48;
3. Where it is confirmed that the lessee has occupied at least two public rental housing units or has concluded a lease agreement to that effect pursuant to Article 48-3;
4. Where the lessee violates an obligation under a standard lease agreement referred to in Article 49-2;
5. Where the lessee transfers the lease right of a public rental housing unit to any other person or sublease a public rental housing unit to any other person, in violation of Article 49-4;
6. Where the lessee violates any obligation prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as an obligation to occupy and live within the period, an obligation to pay rent, and an obligation to pay installments;
7. Other cases prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as intentionally damaging or destructing a public rental housing unit.
(2) A lessee residing in a public rental housing unit may revoke, terminate, or refuse to renew a lease agreement as prescribed by Presidential Decree, where the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu admits that there is a serious defect in the rental housing unit that makes it difficult to reside therein, etc.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 49-4 (Restriction on Sublease of Public Rental Housing Units)
The lessee of a public rental housing unit shall neither transfer (including sale, purchase, conveyance by gift and all other acts accompanying any changes in rights, but excluding conveyance by inheritance) the lease right nor sublease the public rental housing unit to another person: Provided, That he/she may transfer or sublease it if he/she falls under any of the cases prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as employment, occupation, and treatment of a disease, and obtains consent thereto from the public housing project operator.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 49-5 (Prospective Tenants' Duty, etc. to Move into Public Housing for Sale in Units)
(1) A person who has obtained the status (referring to the right, qualification, status, etc. by which a person is entitled to occupy a house after having been selected as a tenant; hereinafter the same shall apply) as a selected person entitled to move into a housing unit prescribed by Presidential Decree among the public housing for sale in units supplied in a housing zone, etc. (limited to housing zones in the Seoul Metropolitan Area defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Seoul Metropolitan Readjustment Planning Act), at least a half of the total development area of which is created upon canceling a development-restricted zone designated under Article 3 of the Act on Special Measures for Designation and Management of Development Restriction Zones (excluding inheritors; hereinafter referred to as "prospective tenant"), shall move into such housing unit within 90 days from the first day such housing unit is ready for dwelling (hereinafter referred to as "obligatory period for moving in"): Provided, That in extenuating circumstances prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as overseas stay, such period shall not be counted in the obligatory period for moving in, and if the obligatory period of residence under Article 49-6 (1) elapses, the relevant duty to move in shall be deemed extinct. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Where a prospective tenant fails to move into a housing unit within the obligatory period therefor, a public housing project operator may rescind the supply contract of the housing unit after paying the prospective tenant an mount calculated by adding the payments made by such prospective tenant for the housing unit by an interest on such payments for the housing unit calculated by applying the average interest rate on time deposits with the maturity of one year, which are sold by banks prescribed in the Banking Act (hereinafter referred to as "purchase prices"). <Amended by Act No. 10303, May 17, 2010; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) Where a prospective tenant fails to occupy a housing unit after completing the registration of transfer of ownership within the obligatory period for moving in, the public housing project operator may acquire the relevant housing unit. In such cases, when the public housing project operator has paid purchase prices to the prospective tenant, it shall be deemed to have acquired the relevant housing unit on the date of the payment. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) Procedures for the rescission of supply contracts pursuant to paragraph (2) and acquisition of housing units pursuant to paragraph (3) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010]
 Article 49-6 (Duties, etc. of Tenants of Public Housing for Sale in Units)
(1) A prospective tenant who has moved into a housing unit prescribed in Article 49-5 (1) (hereinafter referred to as "tenant") shall continue to reside in the housing unit for a period determined by Presidential Decree (hereinafter referred to as "obligatory period of residence") not exceeding five years based on the ratio of the sale price of such housing unit to housing transaction prices in neighboring areas from the first day such housing unit is ready for dwelling: Provided, That in any extenuating circumstances prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as overseas stay, he/she shall be deemed to have resided in the relevant housing unit during such period. <Amended by Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) The methods of determining the housing transaction prices in neighboring areas pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be prescribed and announced by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Where a tenant intends to vacate his/her housing unit within the obligatory period of residence (referring to cases in which a householder vacates his/her housing unit), he/she shall request the public housing project operator to purchase the housing unit that he/she has acquired. In such cases, the public housing project operator shall make a decision on whether to purchase the relevant housing unit and inform the tenant of his/her decision within 30 days. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) Where a public housing project operator, in receipt of a request to purchase a housing unit pursuant to paragraph (3), has paid the purchase prices to the requester of purchase, the public housing project operator shall be deemed to have acquired such housing unit on the date he/she paid the tenant the purchase prices. <Amended by Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(5) Even where a tenant fails to request a public housing project operator, before vacating the housing unit, to purchase his/her housing unit that the tenant bought from the public housing project operator, the public housing project operator may acquire the relevant housing unit. In such cases, when the public housing project operator has paid the purchase prices to the tenant, the public housing project operator shall be deemed to have acquired the relevant housing unit on the date of the payment. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(6) Where a public housing project operator supplies a housing unit referred to in Article 49-5 (1), the prospective tenant shall occupy the same within the obligatory moving-in period, and the obligations of the prospective tenant to reside therein during the obligatory period shall be additionally registered in the registration of ownership. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(7) The additional registration under paragraph (6) shall be filed simultaneously with the registration of ownership preservation of the housing unit, and matters to be entered, etc. in the additional registration shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010]
 Article 49-7 (Investigations, etc. of Status of Dwelling in Public Housing Units)
(1) In order to verify the following matters, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or the head of the relevant local government may request the tenant to submit necessary documents, etc. and require affiliated public officials to enter the relevant housing unit for investigation or inquire as necessary with interested persons. In such cases, the tenant who has been requested to submit documents, etc. or to allow entry for investigation, or asked necessary questions shall comply with such request except in extenuating circumstances, such as overseas business travel of all household members: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Whether the lessee actually resides in the relevant housing unit;
2. Whether the lease right has been transferred or the relevant rental housing unit is subleased as referred to in Article 49-4;
3. Whether the tenant actually resides in the relevant housing unit as prescribed in Article 49-6;
4. Whether the relevant rental housing unit is being used for any other purpose.
(2) If necessary for conducting an investigation pursuant to paragraph (1), the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or the head of the relevant local government may request the relevant administrative agencies, related organizations, etc. to provide data in order to verify information on resident registration and whether tenants actually reside in the registered address. In such cases, the relevant administrative agencies, related organizations, etc. in receipt of a request to provide data, shall comply with such request, except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Any person who enters housing units, conducts investigations and asks questions as prescribed in paragraph (1) shall carry a certificate prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and produce it to interested persons, and issue a document stating the name of the investigator, time and purpose of entry, etc. to such interested persons. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) Necessary matters, such as data the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or heads of local governments may request from the relevant administrative agencies, related organizations, etc. in order to verify whether a lessee actually resides in the rental housing unit, etc. as prescribed in paragraphs (1) and (2), shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(5) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or heads of local governments shall notify the designated agency for computerized management of information on the tenant whose illegal act is confirmed pursuant to paragraph (1) 2. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
(6) The designated agency for computerized management shall make computerized management of the information referred to in paragraph (5). <Newly Inserted by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010]
 Article 49-8 (Restriction on Qualification for Tenants of Public Rental Housing Units)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or heads of local governments may, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, restrict, up to four years, qualification for occupying and living in a public rental housing units for a lessee who transfers the lease right or subleases a public rental housing unit in violation of Article 49-4.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017]
 Article 49-9 (Special Cases concerning Lease for Operation of Home-Based Child-Care Centers)
(1) Where deemed necessary to meet lessees’ demand for child-care services, a public housing project operator may lease, up to six years, some of the relevant public rental housing units to the persons who intend to establish and operate a home-based child-care center under subparagraph 5 of Article 10 of the Infant Care Act. In such cases, the public housing project operator shall consult with the competent head of the Si/Gun/Gu, as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
(2) Where leasing some of public rental housing units to the persons who intend to establish and operate a home-based child-care center pursuant to paragraph (1), the public housing project operator may request the competent head of the Si/Gun/Gu to provide materials necessary for understanding child-care demand of the public rental housing units.
(3) Matters regarding qualification for occupancy, selection methods, and leasing conditions for, the persons who intend to establish and operate a home-based child-care center pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
(4) It is not mandatory for a person who obtains the lease of a public rental housing unit and establishes and operates a home-based child-care center pursuant to paragraph (1) to live in the relevant public rental unit, notwithstanding Article 49-6 (1).
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017]
 Article 50 (Management of Public Rental Housing)
With respect to the management of housing, the council of lessees' representatives, the dispute mediation committee, etc., Articles 51, 52 and 55 of the Special Act on Private Rental Housing shall apply mutatis mutandis, as prescribed by Presidential Decree.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017]
 Article 50-2 (Restriction on Sale of Public Rental Housing)
(1) No public housing project operator shall sell any public rental housing unit before the expiry of the obligatory lease period prescribed by Presidential Decree, which is at least five years.
(2) In any of the following cases, a public housing project operator may sell any public rental housing unit even before the expiry of the obligatory period, notwithstanding paragraph (1):
1. Where it is sold to another public housing project operator as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. In such cases, a public housing project operator who purchases the relevant public rental housing unit shall universally succeed to the status of the existing public housing project operator;
2. Where it is converted for sale to the lessee, etc., in cases prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as where the public housing project operator agrees with the lessee after the lapse of one half of the obligatory lease period.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 50-3 (Preferential Conversion for Sale of Public Rental Housing Units)
(1) A public housing project operator who, after the lapse of the obligatory lease period, makes conversion for sale of any rental housing unit publicly constructed for the purpose of conversion for sale after the lease, shall convert it for sale preferentially to a lessee prescribed by Presidential Decree as a non-homeowner who has resided therein until the conversion for sale, a State agency or corporation. In such cases, such matters as the methods, procedures, etc. for conversion for sale shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(2) Where the lessee fails to accept preferential conversion for sale pursuant to paragraph (1) until the lapse of a period prescribed by Presidential Decree, the public housing project operator may sell the relevant publicly- constructed rental housing unit as prescribed by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to a third party.
(3) Appraisal for the computation of a price for conversion for sale shall be conducted by an appraisal and assessment entity selected by the head of a Si/Gun/Gu as prescribed by Presidential Decree, on condition that the public housing project operator bears the expenses therefor: Provided, That where a public housing project operator or a lessee who has obtained consent from a majority of lessees (where a council of lessees' representatives is organized, referring to the council of lessees' representatives) raises an objection by falling under any matter prescribed by Presidential Decree concerning the appraisal and assessment, the head of the Si/Gun/Gu may allow reappraisal only once as prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as the bearing of the expenses by the person who has raised such objection.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 50-4 (Accumulation, etc. of Reserves for Appropriations for Special Repairs)
(1) A public housing project operator of public rental housing who falls under the size prescribed by Presidential Decree, shall accumulate reserves for appropriations for special repairs necessary to cover expenses incurred in the replacement and repairs of main facilities (hereinafter referred to as "reserves for appropriations for special repairs").
(2) Where a public housing project operator makes conversion for sale of publicly-constructed rental housing units, the obligatory lease period of which has expired, he/she shall deliver the reserves for appropriations for special repairs to the council of occupants' representatives organized for the first time pursuant to Article 11 of the Multi-Family Housing Management Act.
(3) Such matters as the rates, methods of accumulation, procedures for use, ex post facto management, etc. of reserves for appropriations for special repairs shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
(4) Such matters as the scope, timing and methods of replacement and repairs, and other relevant matters of the main facilities referred to in paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 50-5
[Moved to Article 49-7]
 Article 50-6
[Moved to Article 48-2]
 Article 51 (Establishment, etc. of Information System)
(1) To facilitate supply and management of public housing, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may establish and operate an information system that can manage the following: <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. Matters concerning inviting and managing prospective tenants in public housing units;
2. Information and data relating to the public housing project.
(2) The information system referred to in paragraph (1) may be used by being electronically connected with the information system referred to in Article 6-2 of the Social Welfare Services Act. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the head of an agency delegated or entrusted with the affairs referred to in paragraph (1) may request a related institution, organization, etc. to provide data concerning matters necessary for establishing and operating the related information system pursuant to paragraph (1). In such cases, the related institution, organization, etc. so requested shall comply with such request, except in extenuating circumstances. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(4) Matters necessary for establishing, operating, etc. an information system pursuant to paragraphs (1) through (3) shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
CHAPTER IX SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 Article 52 (Entrustment of Purchase of Land)
(1) Pursuant to Article 81 (1) of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects, any public housing project operator may entrust a local government or similar authorities with business affairs for purchasing land, compensating for losses, and taking measures for resettlement. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Matters regarding the scope of business affairs that may be entrusted pursuant to paragraph (1), the fees therefor, and other relevant matters shall be prescribed by Presidential Decree.
 Article 52-2 (Mutatis Mutandis Application to Projects Outside Housing Zones)
Articles 10, 11, 13, 14, 17 through 24, 27, 27-2, 28 through 32, 53, 53-2, 54 through 57, 57-2 through 57-4, and 58 through 60 shall apply mutatis mutandis to a project prescribed by Presidential Decree as a project executed in an area outside a housing zone, in direct connection with a public housing project.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 53 (Delegation or Entrustment of Authority)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may delegate part of his/her authority under this Act to each Mayor/Do Governor, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. In such cases, "central administrative agency" shall be construed as "competent administrative agency," and "central urban planning committee" as "regional urban planning committee," respectively. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) A Mayor/Do Governor delegated with the authority pursuant to paragraph (1) may re-designate part of such authority to the head of a Si (including the head of an administrative Si under Article 10 (2) of the Special Act on the Establishment of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Development of Free International City) or Gun/Gu after obtaining approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(3) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may entrust part of his/her authority bestowed under this Act to the head of a related central administrative agency or a public housing project operator, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 53-2 (Request for Cooperation)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport or a Mayor/Do Governor may request the heads of related institutions to submit data necessary to implement a public housing project or to provide other necessary cooperation. In such cases, the head of a related institution in receipt of a request for cooperation shall comply therewith, except in extenuating circumstances.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014]
 Article 54 (Reporting and Inspection)
(1) The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may, if necessary for the enforcement of this Act, order a public housing project operator to submit a report or material as may be necessary and may assign public officials under his/her control to enter an office or place of business of a public housing project operator, or any other place necessary to inspect business affairs related to a public housing project. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
(2) Public officials who inspect business affairs related to a public housing project pursuant to paragraph (1) shall carry identification indicating their authority and present it to interested persons. <Amended by Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
(3) Matters necessary for the identification under paragraph (2) shall be determined by Ordinance of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 55 (Supervision)
(1) If any public housing project operator falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport may cancel permission or approval granted pursuant to this Act or issue an order to suspend or alter a project or rebuild, alter, or relocate any facility or article: <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. If a public housing project operator has obtained permission or approval required under this Act by deceit or other fraudulent means;
2. If a public housing project operator has executed a project in violation of the details of approval or revised approval for a housing zone development plan under Article 17 (1);
3. If a public housing project operator has executed a project in violation of the details of approval or revised approval for a project plan under Article 35 (1) or (2);
4. If a public housing project operator is no longer able to continue execution of a housing zone development project or a housing construction project due to a change in circumstances.
(2) Whenever the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport renders a disposition or issues an order pursuant to paragraph (1), he/she shall give public notice thereof, as prescribed by Presidential Decree. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 56 (Hearings)
The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport shall hold a hearing, where he/she intends to cancel permission or approval granted under this Act pursuant to Article 55 (1). <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
CHAPTER X PENALTY PROVISIONS
 Article 57 (Penalty Provisions)
Any person who uses, provides or divulges financial information, etc. in violation of Article 48-5 (5) shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for up to three years or by a fine of up to 30 million won. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 57-2 (Penalty Provisions)
A person who resells land in violation of Article 32-3 shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for up to three years or by a fine of up to 100 million won.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 57-3 (Penalty Provisions)
A person who uses, provides or divulges information or data in violation of Article 48-6 (2) (excluding cases where Article 48-5 (5) is violated) shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for up to three years or by a fine of up to 20 million won.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 57-4 (Penalty Provisions)
Any of the following persons shall be punished by imprisonment with labor for up to two years or by a fine of up to 20 million won:
1. A person who rents, or causes another person to rent, a rental housing unit by deceit or other fraudulent means;
2. A person who transfers the right to rent a public rental housing unit or sublease or arranges to sublease a public rental housing unit, in violation of Article 49-4.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015]
 Article 58 (Penalty Provisions)
(1) Any of the following persons shall be punished by imprisonment with prison labor for up to one year or by a fine of up to ten million won: <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 12971, Jan. 6, 2015; Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. A person who engages in such activities as construction of a building, etc. without obtaining permission or revised permission required under Article 6 (3) 1 or 11 (1) or who obtains permission by deceit or other fraudulent means;
2. A person who deceives as if he/she has dwelt in his/her housing unit without actually having dwelt in the housing unit during the obligatory period of residence, in violation of Article 49-6 (1);
3. A person who violates an order to suspend, alter, etc. a project, etc. issued under Article 55 (1).
(2) Deleted. <by Act No. 12971, Jan. 6, 2015>
 Article 59 (Joint Penalty Provisions)
If the representative of a corporation or an agent, employee, or other staff member of the corporation or an individual commits an offence under any of Article 57 or 57-2 through 57-4 in connection with the businesses of the corporation or the individual, not only shall such offender be punished, but the corporation or the individual also shall be punished by a fine prescribed in the relevant Article: Provided, That the same shall not apply where such corporation or individual has not been negligent in giving due attention and supervision concerning the relevant duties to prevent such offence. <Amended by Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
 Article 60 (Administrative Fines)
(1) Any of the following persons shall be punished by an administrative fine of up to three million won: <Amended by Act 10238, Apr. 5, 2010; Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012; Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
1. A person who refuses or interferes with, without any justifiable ground, any activities conducted by a public housing project operator pursuant to Article 26 (1);
2. A person who fails to submit a report or data in accordance with Article 54 (1) or submits a false report or data;
3. A person who refuses or interferes with an investigation conducted pursuant to Article 54 (1);
4. A person who fails to apply for purchasing a housing unit that he/she has bought from the public housing project operator before he/she vacates the housing unit, in violation of Article 49-6 (3);
5. A person who refuses to submit documents, etc., interferes with or evades entry into the relevant housing unit, investigation thereof or inquiries prescribed in Article 49-7 (1);
6. A person who fails to report on a lease agreement pursuant to Article 49 (6) or submits a false report.
(2) Administrative fines under paragraph (1) shall be imposed and collected by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. <Amended by Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one month after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 59 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation, and Article 8 (5) of the Addenda on August 7, 2009 respectively.
Article 2 (Applicability to Special Exception to Framework Act on the Construction Industry)
The amended provisions of Articles 38 and 39 shall apply only to housing construction projects concerning which a project plan will be approved pursuant to Article 35 (1) by the third anniversary of the date this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Special Exception to Prearranged Areas for National Rental Housing Complex)
Areas publicly announced by the Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, among areas already designated as prearranged areas for a national rental housing complex pursuant to the Act on the Special Measures for the Construction of National Rental Housing, Etc. at the time this Act enters into force, shall be deemed to have been designated and publicly announced as a housing zone under Article 12 (1) and shall be governed by this Act. In such cases, the period for exercising a right to repurchase under Article 91 (1) or (2) of the Act on Acquisition of and Compensation for Land, etc. for Public Works Projects shall begin on the date the Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs gives public notice pursuant to the former part of this Article.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning National Rental Housing Construction Projects)
Areas concerning which the designation of a prearranged area has already been publicly announced, areas concerning which public notice has already been given to gather consensus from residents and others with intent to designate a prearranged area pursuant to the Act on the Special Measures for the Construction of National Rental Housing, Etc. (excluding the prearranged areas concerning which public notice of designation of a housing zone under Article 12 (1) is deemed given pursuant to Article 3 of the Addenda), and national housing homes subject to rental or sale in units concerning which an application for approval for a housing construction project plan has already been filed, or a housing construction project plan has already been approved, pursuant to the aforesaid Act at the time this Act enters into force shall be governed by the former Act on the Special Measures for the Construction of National Rental Housing, Etc. until each project therein ends.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Purchase of National Rental Housing)
Any national rental housing unit that has been in the process of purchase, or has purchased but not yet been supplied, pursuant to the former Act on the Special Measures for the Construction of National Rental Housing, Etc. as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a Bogeumjari housing unit under this Act.
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Dispositions)
Any administrative disposition against a violation committed before this Act enters into force shall be governed by the former provisions.
Article 7 (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Provisions)
In applying any penalty provisions to, or imposing an administrative fine for, an act done before this Act enters into force, such act shall be governed by the former provisions.
Article 8 Omitted.
Article 9 (Relationship with Other Statutes)
A citation of the former Act on the Special Measures for the Construction of National Rental Housing, Etc. or any provisions therein by any other statutes in force as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a citation of this Act or the corresponding provisions in lieu of the former provisions, if such corresponding provisions exist herein.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9552, Mar. 25, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9758, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 23 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9763, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force nine months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9770, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 2010. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9774, Jun. 9, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 19 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 9982, Jan. 27, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10238, Apr. 5, 2010>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Applicability to Special Cases concerning Application of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act) The amended provisions of Article 13 shall begin to apply to the first housing zone for which a public announcement is made to gather consensus from the residents, etc. as prescribed in Article 10 after this Act enters into force.
(3) (Applicability to Duty to Occupy, etc.) The amended provisions of Articles 50-2 and 50-3 shall begin to apply to the first housing units for which the invitation of tenants is publicly announced as prescribed in Article 38 of the Housing Act after this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10272, Apr. 15, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 14 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10303, May 17, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10331, May 31, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 13 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10335, May. 31, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10599, Apr. 14, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10667, May 19, 2011>
(1) (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Applicability to Special Exception to Application of the Seoul Metropolitan Area Readjustment Planning Act)
The amended provisions of Article 24-2 shall begin to apply to the first approval for a housing zone development plan or revised approval therefor after this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10764, May 30, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 10892, Jul. 21, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 10 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11187, Jan. 17, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on August 1, 2012.
Article 2 (Applicability to Duty to Reside, etc.)
The amended provisions of Article 50-3 shall begin to apply to the first housing units, an invitation of tenants in which is announced on condition that tenants should reside therein pursuant to Article 38 of the Housing Act after the Special Act on the Construction of Bogeumjari Housing, Etc., partially amended by Act No. 10238, enters into force.
Article 3 (Applicability to Examination Committee on Sale Prices of Bogeumjari Housing Units)
The amended provisions of Article 50-6 shall begin to apply to the first application for approval to invite tenants after this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 11690, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) Omitted.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 11926, Jul. 16, 2013>
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12248, Jan. 14, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 25 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12251, Jan. 14, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Bogeumjari Housing Units)
The Bogeumjari housing units supplied under the former Special Act on the Construction of Bogeumjari Housing, Etc. before this Act enters into force shall be deemed public housing units under this Act.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Bogeumjari Housing Zones, etc.)
The Bogeumjari housing zones designated and publicly announced under the former Special Act on the Construction of Bogeumjari Housing, Etc. and the plans approved and publicly announced for developing Bogeumjari housing zones and for projects for the construction of Bogeumjari housing units under the aforesaid Act, before this Act enters into force, shall be deemed public housing zones and plans for developing public housing zones and for the projects for the construction of public housing units under this Act.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Purchase of Bogeumjari Housing Units)
The Bogeumjari housing units in the process of purchase or already purchased under the former Special Act on the Construction of Bogeumjari Housing, Etc. but not yet supplied as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed public housing units under this Act.
Article 5 Omitted.
Article 6 (Relationship with Other Statutes)
A citation of the Special Act on the Construction of Bogeumjari Housing, Etc. or of any provisions therein by any other statutes in force as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed a citation of this Act or any corresponding provisions in lieu of the former provisions, if such corresponding provisions exist in this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12738, Jun. 3, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12959, Dec. 31, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Act No. 12971, Jan. 6, 2015>
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Act No. 12989, Jan. 6, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on July 1, 2015.
Articles 5 and 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13050, Jan. 20, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Articles 6-2 through 6-4 and 58 (1) 1 shall enter into force three months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Designation of Special Management Areas)
The amended provisions of Article 6-2 shall begin to apply to the first case where public notice on cancellation of the designation of a housing zone is given after the same amended provisions enter into force.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Housing and Urban Fund)
"Housing and Urban Fund" in the amended provisions of Article 4 (1) 6 shall be deemed "national housing fund" until June 30, 2015.
Article 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13433, Jul. 24, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13473, Aug. 11, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability)
The amended provisions of Article 6-5 shall also apply to special management areas designated before this Act enters into force. In such cases, the period during which the head of a Si/Gun/Gu should take necessary measures against buildings, etc. shall be reckoned from the date this Act enters into force, notwithstanding the amendment to the main sentence of Article 6-5 (1).
ADDENDA <Act No. 13474, Aug. 11, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 36 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13498, Aug. 28, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force four months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 40-3 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation, except the change of "implementer" to "public housing project operator."
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
Any disposition, procedure or other act made, taken, or done under the former provisions as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have been made, taken, or done under this Act unless it conflicts with the provisions of this Act.
Article 3 (Applicability to Definition of Public Housing)
The amended provisions of subparagraph 1 of Article 2 shall begin to apply to the first case where a housing project plan is approved or any purchase contract or lease agreement is entered into after this Act enters into force.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Prospective Tenants)
Where any prospective tenants are selected before this Act enters into force, preferential supply to such prospective tenants, transfer and acquisition of their status, and other relevant matters shall be governed by the former provisions.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Council of Tenants' Representatives)
"Council of occupants' representatives first organized pursuant to Article 11 of the Multi-Family Housing Management Act" in the amended provisions of Article 50-4 shall be construed as "council of occupants' representatives first organized pursuant to Article 43 of the Housing Act" until August 11, 2016.
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Administrative Si)
"Administrative Si under Article 10 (2) of the Special Act on the Establishment of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Development of Free International City" in the amended provisions of Article 53 (2) shall be construed as "administrative Si under Article 15 (2) of the Special Act on the Establishment of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Development of Free International City" until January 24, 2016.
Article 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13797, Jan. 19, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 13805, Jan. 19, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on August 12, 2016.
Articles 2 through 22 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14333, Dec. 2, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 6-5 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Preferential Supply of Public Housing Units to Housing Vulnerable Groups)
The amended provisions of Article 48 (2) shall begin to apply to the first case where inviting prospective tenants is publicly announced after this Act enters into force.
Article 3 (General Transitional Measures)
Any disposition, procedure or other act made, taken, or done under the former provisions as at the time this Act enters into force shall be deemed to have been made, taken, or done under this Act, unless it conflicts with the provisions of this Act.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14480, Dec. 27, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14532, Jan. 17, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That, among the Acts amended pursuant to Article 6 of the Addenda, the amended provisions of the Acts which have been promulgated before this Act enters into force but the enforcement dates of which have yet to arrive, shall enter into force on their respective enforcement dates.
Articles 2 through 7 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14567, Feb. 8, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force one year after the date of its promulgation
Articles 2 through 40 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14851, Aug. 9, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 6-3 shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Restriction on Qualification for Tenants of Long-Term Public Rental Housing)
The amended provisions of Article 49-8 shall begin to apply to the first person who transfers the lease right or subleases a public rental housing unit (including a person who is subleasing a public rental housing unit at the time this Act enters into force) in violation of Article 49-4 after this Act enters into force, and begin to apply to the first public rental housing unit with respect to which public announcement for collecting tenants is made after this Act enters into force.
ADDENDA <Act No. 14938, Oct. 24, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 49-9 shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Rearrangement of Neighboring Areas of Housing Zones)
The amended provisions of Article 7-2 (1) and (2) shall also apply to cases where an application is filed for approval or alteration of a plan for a housing construction project at the time this Act enters into force.