The minimum usable area of an apartment is not less than 25 m²
Accordingly, apartment in the building must has at least one living room and one sanitation area with the minimum usable area of an apartment is not less than 25 m². Besides, apartments must have natural light, for apartment has more than two living rooms, it shall be allowed that one room do not have natural lighting. Similarly, bedrooms must be well ventilated and have natural light with minimum usable area must not less than 9 m².
In addition to the above requirements, apartment building must also meet a number of other design requirements such as: Ensure the design life of at least 50 years; the structure of the building must ensure long-term durability corresponding to the design life; the design life of a construction must be clearly stated in the design dossier and other documents; the investor must conduct the inspection and assessment of the quality of the construction to carry out interventions that extend the use duration of the construction in accordance with law provisions.
This Circular takes effect on July 01, 2020.