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24/02/2017 - 15:51h

Moving ever closer to the common index for rent prices

Housing. Various public administrations, institutions and rental agencies took part in the first technical meeting to create a common price index for rented housing in Barcelona.

16/02/2017 - 18:41h

Collective ownership, a new housing model

Housing. The start of work on the building by the La Borda cooperative, in Can Batlló, opens up the path towards a new cohousing model.

15/02/2017 - 09:05h

City Council is studying the possibility of promoting new public housing in Eixample

Public housing. Barcelona City Council is studying the possibility of acquiring 10 plots of land in Eixample earmarked for public housing and municipal facilities.

14/02/2017 - 09:05h

Can Batlló takes on new housing models

Social and cooperative housing. The new plan for the transformation of Can Batlló industrial enclosure involves ensuring services for the general public, including various promotions based on new housing models.

10/02/2017 - 09:05h

What improvements does the Right to Housing Plan entail for Sant Martí’s local residents?

Housing plan. The new Barcelona Right to Housing Plan 2016-2025 includes all the housing actions in the district of Sant Martí in order to improve the living conditions of citizens.

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Renting with guarantees

The service offers mediation between owners of empty property and potential tenants. The objective is to guarantee access to housing while offering the owner peace of mind.

Councillor's Office for Housing

Energy-advice points Open video Energy rights

Energy rights

Are you finding it difficult paying your electricity, water or gas bills? Energy-advice points offer help to prevent supply cuts from unpaid bills as well as advice on how to reduce energy expenses.

Councillor's Office for Housing

Panoramic view of the Barceloneta neighbourhood

Tourist Accommodation Plan

Municipal plan to regulate the roll-out of tourist accommodation, making it compatible with a sustainable urban planning model.

Special Urban-Development Tourist Accommodation Plan (PEUAT)

Aid

Find out about the programmes available for helping vulnerable groups and protecting them against losing their homes.

A woman on the balcony of an HPO flat

Officially protected housing (HPO)

Officially protected flats: applicant-registration regulations, types of housing, registration requirements, allocation process, application periods and lots more.

Residents’ Meeting at the entrance of a building

Cohousing

A housing model which enables a group of people organised into a housing cooperative to build on a site or an existing building which has been given over by City Council or a private owner for use as a home, on a long-term basis and below market cost.

Councillor's Office for Housing

A window adapted for energy efficiency

Renovation grants

Have a look at the grants for renovating flats and buildings, in order to make them more liveable, accessible and energy-efficient. Renovation is a key factor for tackling social inequalities.

Renovation grants. Councillor's Office for Housing

Two people entering a housing office

Housing offices

If you have any queries or need to complete any paper work concerning housing, go to your local housing office.There is one in every district.

Housing Offices network. Councillor's Office for Housing

A man reading a letter in front of some letter boxes

Emergency Committee

This is a mechanism which City Council and the Government offer citizens at risk of losing their usual home due to a social emergency brought about by the crisis.

How does the Emergency Committee work? Councillor's Office for Housing

Woman signing an apartment rental contract

Rented flats

Find out about public plans and services for increasing the number of affordable-rent flats in Barcelona.

Man in an apartment with a suitcase

Advice on renting a flat

Find out all you need to know about renting a flat: contracts, basic services, rights and obligations, insurance, expenses, deposits and lots more.

Rental advice. Councillor's Office for Housing

A woman watering plants on a flat’s terrace

Advice on buying and selling a property

Do you want to buy or sell a home? Find out all the information you need to do so. 

Advice for buying and selling. Councillor's Office for Housing

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