He is co-director of Barcelona Urban Research Institute (IDRA). 

He holds a PhD in Economic Anthropology from the University of Barcelona, the City University of New York and the École des hautes études en sciences sociales. He is also co-founder of the Sindicat de Llogateres [Renters’ Union], based on the principle that housing is a right.

Articles by Jaime Palomera

Illustration © Cinta Fosch
The social divides of the housing crisisMyths and truths about generation rent

A series of misconceptions and false beliefs surrounding rental housing have been propagated in recent years...

Illustration © Eva Vázquez. A house split into four as if it were a cake and, in the middle, grows a tree full of vultures.
Lessons from the crisisFrom the mortgage scam to the rent scam

A decade after the worst real estate bubble in history burst, access to housing is still one of the major social problems. And it is because states operate as another cog in the...

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