Agreement reached for vulnerable families to carry on living at Carrer de l’Hospital, 99

15/07/2019 - 14:30

Housing. The owner has pledged to halt the eviction process and the families in question will pay below-market rents.

Second report by the Metropolitan Housing Observatory

04/07/2019 - 18:21

Housing. The report uses data from 2017 and 2018 to evaluate public policies in the metropolitan area.

First expropriation of an empty flat owned by a bank

21/06/2019 - 17:52

Housing. The end to the suspension of the housing laws also means fines can be imposed for not offering social rent options before an...

‘Viure i conviure’, a shared experience between young people and the elderly

31/05/2019 - 17:47

Social services. Seventy pairs take part in this intergenerational co-living programme.

25/03/2019 - 14:05

The construction of a new development with 46 affordable flats for young people promoted by the IMHAB in the old Fabra i Coats, coming to an end

Housing. This is one of the developments that the FHAR participants visited, along with the structural and energy improvement work...

22/03/2019 - 18:13

"In Barcelona, only 1.52% of homes are vacant"

Housing. The City Council has taken a census of vacant flats, carries out various actions to ensure the correct use of homes, and...

22/03/2019 - 09:57

"We are fighting to achieve changes in rent and to bring Barcelona closer to the models of Vienna or Berlin"

Housing. Experts at the FHAR discuss different formulas to generate affordable rent, regulate the housing market, and combat...

21/03/2019 - 19:54

"We must build from a basis of public-private collaboration"

Housing. The speakers highlight the need to eliminate prejudices between the public and private sectors, and strengthen policies that...

21/03/2019 - 14:14

"Evictions are an act of structural violence directed at very vulnerable people"

Housing. Representatives of social organisations discuss at FHAR the need to respond to the social emergency and explain the work...

21/03/2019 - 08:25

"With intergenerational housing, everyone wins"

Housing. Experts highlight at the FHAR the need to anticipate social changes and understand the present and future housing needs of...

21/03/2019 - 08:12

"Administrations need to incentivise flat owners in order to increase affordable housing"

Housing. The City Council, the Government of Catalonia, and the Ministry express their concern at FHAR about the increase in rent...

20/03/2019 - 21:05

The FHAR welcomes the presentation of diverse projects for the creation and renovation of public housing

Housing. Three projects that aim for flexibility, modular construction and community spaces: the finalists of the BCN-NYC Affordable...

20/03/2019 - 20:09

Finalists presented in the BCN-NYC Affordable Housing Challenge

Housing. Three projects which make the most of innovative technology to respond to housing needs in dense cities.

20/03/2019 - 08:06

"We are in a new cycle of dispossession in which tenants are expelled to hand housing and cities over to vulture funds"

Housing. A debate with architect and ex-relator of the UN Raquel Rolnik, councillor Josep Maria Montaner, and journalist Cristina...

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