Public housing

14/04/2019 - 09:59h

Housing renovation subsidies announced

Housing. Subsidies are available to renovate home interiors and common elements in buildings.

29/03/2019 - 23:08h

The Barcelona City Council aims to mobilise 10,052 vacant homes in the city and allocate them for affordable rent

Housing. The plenary session of the Social Housing Council reviews the actions carried out in 2018 by the City Council within the framework of the Right to Housing Plan.

Plenari del Consel Municipal

29/03/2019 - 20:30h

Opposition proposals from the full council meeting of 29 March

Full Council. Summary of the agreements reached during the full council meeting.

29/03/2019 - 16:45h

Green light to use fifteen sites to build over 1,000 flats

Housing. Seven of the future constructions will be for social housing.

25/03/2019 - 14:05h

The construction of a new development with 46 affordable flats for young people promoted by the IMHAB in the old Fabra i Coats, coming to an end

Housing. This is one of the developments that the FHAR participants visited, along with the structural and energy improvement work done in the Canyelles neighbourhood and the La Borda housing cooperative.

Panoramic view of several blocks of flats

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.

Renting with guarantees. 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.

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.

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. 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. 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? 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. 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. Housing

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