Social housing for rent

The answer to those who cannot cope with the costs of the free market

A social rental home is one that responds to those who cannot afford the costs of the free market.

It is a public or private initiative housing, planned and regulated in order to make it affordable to the middle, low and very low income strata.  In addition, it enjoys a stable price, which guarantees the economic sustainability, stability and tranquility of the people who live there.

We can classify social rental housing into 3 major groups:

Housing with public protection of

Affordable social rental

They are those that, destined to homes with average income, enjoy a maximum regulated price of 7 € by useful square meter and month.

They are possible thanks, among others, to the public land in transfer, to the non-profit management by the foundations and to a public subsidy to the developer.

Housing with public protection of

Social rent

They are those that, destined to low-income households, have a maximum price significantly lower than the market, of 5.5 € per useful square meter and month.

They are possible thanks, among others, to the public land in cession, to the non-profit management by the foundations and to a
public subsidy to the most intense promoter.

Housing with public protection of

Very social rental

They are those intended for households with very low incomes and often in a situation or risk of exclusion. These are inclusive homes that offer intense social support and monitoring by a specialized entity.

They require, for their economic survival, subsidies for their acquisition and management.

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The problem of the free market

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The situation in Catalonia

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