The Ministry of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda’s (Mitma) 20,000 Home Plan, which aims to create a public stock of rental housing at affordable prices in Spain, looks to be closer to becoming a reality. Just two weeks ago, the Minister for the Urban Agenda, José Luis Ábalos, unveiled a project that aims to bring the country more in line with the leading countries in Europe in terms of public rental management.
In Spain, only 2.5% of the residential stock is in the hands of the Administration, a percentage that is well below that of France (17%), Austria (24%) and Denmark and the Netherlands (30%), according to data from the statistical office Eurostat. In this context, the Ministry is already working on more than 20,800 homes that it has identified.
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