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Association of People Affected by Squatting: “We Do Not Believe the Figures Issued by the Administration”

The President of the Association of People Affected by Squatting has explained to that the organisation was created "due to the failure by the State to react" and that they will provide "real figures about squatting in Spain" soon.

Illegally occupied home in Barcelona.

The debate about illegal squatting has worsened in recent months, mainly as a result of the increase in its incidence. Specifically, the phenomenon grew by 46% between 2016 and last year. And during the first half of 2020, 7,450 illegal squatters were registered, equivalent to around 1,241.7 per month, according to data from the Spanish Home Office.

That increase is one of the reasons why the Association of People Affected by Squatting (AAO) has been created. Its President, Toni Miranda, explained in an interview with that: “The association was born due to the failure by the State to react to the increase in squatter numbers.”

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The Details of the 102 Residential Plots Being Sold by the Community of Madrid

The regional government is going to put 240 publicly owned plots up for sale, of which 102 are for residential use. The jewel in the crown is a plot spanning more than 32,000 m2 in the heart of the Salamanca district.

How Covid is Affecting House Prices: Map of the Decreases by District

The coronavirus crisis is causing house price decreases of up to 70% in some municipalities in Castilla La-Mancha, the Community of Valencia and Andalucía.

Property Developers Launch Large Urbanisations Post-Pandemic

Between April and August, work began on 996 developments in Spain with the ten largest comprising 1,691 homes. Of those ten, which are located in Madrid, the Basque Country, the Community of Valencia and Andalucía, four are being built by Amenabar.

Fearless Despite the Crisis: Property Developers Start Work on More than 27,000 New Homes Since April

Between April and August, work began on a total of 996 developments and 27,882 homes in Spain, according to data from the real estate big data platform Brains RE, with Amenabar, Habitat and Aedas the most active players.

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