Severe deprivation rate in relation to housing
The severe deprivation rate in relation with housing measures the proportion of people who are living in dwellings considered to be overcrowded and that, in addition, present at least one of the following elements of deprivation: lack of bath/shower or indoor toilet, presence of a leaking roof, or lack of light.
“To alleviate poverty, there are small investments that can have an enormous impact”
Can poverty be eradicated? Michael Kremer, Nobel Prize for Economics 2019, talks to us about new tools for the economy, which enable us to obtain a rigorous estimate of causes and impacts.
What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.
Housing: right or commodity?
The seventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” focuses on the residential insecurity faced by society’s most vulnerable groups, and access to housing for young people.
Why are young people unable to access home ownership?
Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.
Difficulties in access to housing
In 2017, some 42.1% of people devoted more than 40% of their disposable income to paying the rent. What does this mean in the European context?
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