Using empty homes to address housing crisis


A decree enabling uninhabited housing to be rented out has been approved by the regional government.

“Housing is one of people’s basic rights and not just an asset of the market, so there have to be measures to increase access to dignified homes, especially when there is a large quantity of empty homes,” said Valencia’s vice-president Mónica Oltra.

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