Volumes 3&4 – 2011/12 – Solicitor Issue (SOL3)

Do Comodato de Imóvel por Toda a Vida do Comodotário

Melanie de Oliveira Neiva Santos  1

1 ISCET – High Institute of Business and Tourism Sciences, Porto, Portugal

To cite this text:

Santos, M. O. N. (2012), Do Comodato de Imóvel por Toda a Vida do Comodotário, Percursos & Ideias, Vol. 3&4, pp. 24-29.

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It has been questioned the validity of lending a real estate for lifelong. Jurisprudence and doctrine have given different answers to this issue. Apparently, one can find a simple answer on Portuguese civil law. However a deeper look into this institute raises difficult problems to solve.


Lending, Real estate, Lifelong, Housing, Tenancy.