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.
Officially protected housing (HPO)
Officially protected flats: applicant-registration regulations, types of housing, registration requirements, allocation process, application periods and lots more.
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.
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.
Find out about the benefits and financial aid offered by Barcelona City Council and the Generalitat de Catalunya to help with rent payments. Also learn about the Rental Housing Pool.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.