The AMB exerts the competencies in land and housing policies established by the urban legislation. It does so by delegation of metropolitan municipalities and to ensure intermunicipal solidarity in these actions.
- The AMB defines land and housing policies, within the Metropolitan Urban Master Plan, with the aim of ensuring intermunicipal solidarity in these actions and exercising the constitutional right to housing.
- The AMB exercises its competencies in land and housing policies laid down by the urban legislation, delegated by metropolitan municipalities.
- The AMB carries out territorial planning actions to assign land to industrial and tertiary uses; promotes affordable housing, and is responsible for the construction of public equipments commissioned by metropolitan municipalities.
- Similarly, the metropolitan administration exercises its powers in housing as recognised by law and those delegated by agreement or via consortium.