Household budget allocated to housing
Does knowing the scientific evidence help to dispel unfounded beliefs?
A majority belief exists that setting a maximum limit for rental prices
would help more people to access housing, but what do the studies say? We
analyse whether having access to information changes people’s opinions.
What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report
analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy
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.
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.
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?
One of the reasons why corruption is not punished at the ballot box is that
we tend to avoid exposing ourselves to news about scandals affecting our
Has covid-19 worsened feelings of loneliness? According to this study on
over 55s in Andalusia, during lockdown feelings of loneliness increased
from 47% to 56%, especially affecting women
Poor health and job loss are the main factors associated with
dissatisfaction with life during the covid-19 pandemic in Spain. Our
analysis in this article.