affordable housing

19.08.2019

Universal Basic Income Fixes the Housing Market

Universal Basic Income Fixes the Housing Market

By Alex Howlett In cities like New York, San Francisco, and Boston, housing prices and rents are high and rising. »

09.12.2018

Barcelona approves allocating 30% of new flats to subsidized housing

Barcelona approves allocating 30% of new flats to subsidized housing

Last Wednesday, the Government of Catalonia, through the Barcelona Urban Development Subcommittee, finally approved a modification to Barcelona’s Metropolitan General Plan that obliges residential developments of more than 600 m2, whether newly created or completely refurbished, to allocate 30% of the area for public housing. The measure has now passed… »

04.07.2018

Barcelona and London allied against gentrification

Barcelona and London allied against gentrification

Ada Colau (Mayor of Barcelona) and Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London) met on 3 October in London to agree on measures to combat the gentrification of large cities. In recent years, the original population in the centres of the world’s major cities has been evicted from their homes due to… »

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