Tag: Evictions

A man throws himself out of the window to take his own life at the moment when he was going to be evicted
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A man throws himself out of the window to take his own life at the moment when he was going to be evicted

A man He committed suicide this Monday when he was going to be evicted in the Sants neighborhood of Barcelona, ​​as advanced by 'El País' and sources from the City Council have confirmed to this newspaper. The 58-year-old victim was being treated by municipal services and had a vulnerability report from Social Services, but the court of first instance number 3 of Barcelona did not consider the stoppage of the launch.This Monday, as reported by 'El País, two officials have appeared at the house to execute the eviction, without police presence. After knocking on the door, the man, who lived alone, has opened and has been launched through the interior patio of the house.The owner of the property,...
Ábalos, given the rise in evictions: "Hey, either we evict or squat, let’s adjust the propaganda"
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Ábalos, given the rise in evictions: "Hey, either we evict or squat, let’s adjust the propaganda"

The Minister of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, José Luis Ábalos, replied this Tuesday, asked about the increase in evictions, that "the data does not say this" and argued that this is an "area that lends itself easily to propaganda." Asked in the press conference after the Council of Ministers an assessment of the CGPJ figures, released this Monday, reflecting a rise in evictionsÁbalos responded that it is "paradoxical" that the government "is accused of protecting squats" while "it turns out that the data they offer us does not go in that direction." "Either squat or evict. Let's adjust the propaganda," he added. "This is a serious issue, we cannot play like this," he insisted.The head ...
Foreclosures on common homes are up 84% through March, setting a record since 2017
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Foreclosures on common homes are up 84% through March, setting a record since 2017

The number of foreclosures on habitual dwellings soared 84.1% in the first quarter of the year in relation to the same period of 2020, to stand at 3,207, its highest figure in four years, according to the foreclosure statistics published this Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).The main objective of this statistic is to offer quarterly the number of foreclosure certifications initiated and registered in the Property Registries during the reference quarter. Statistics remember that not all foreclosures end with foreclosure (eviction) of their owners.Statistics recalls that in March 2020, when the first state of alarm came into force, extraordinary measures consisting of seeking...
Barcelona City Council evicts the occupied premises of La Escocesa
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Barcelona City Council evicts the occupied premises of La Escocesa

The Barcelona's town hall has vacated this Tuesday the floors of the historic site of the Scottish, in the Poblenou neighborhood, which had been declared ruined. Workers bricked up all the floors after their last occupants left them.The inhabitants of La Escocesa, with the support of the Housing Assembly 'Ens Plantem Poblenou', they had been claiming the consistory for months alternative rooms where to relocate families before eviction. "I relocate before I evict", they asked, since most of the families that lived there are vulnerable people, with chronic diseases, physical disabilities and at risk of social exclusion. Finally, of the 47 people who lived on the premises, 22 adults and 13 minors...
They criticize an ‘AR’ reporter at a concentration in Barcelona: "You give voice to a psychotic like Rocío Carrasco"
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They criticize an ‘AR’ reporter at a concentration in Barcelona: "You give voice to a psychotic like Rocío Carrasco"

From early in the morning a group of protesters have positioned themselves in front of the headquarters of Esquerra Republicana in Barcelona to protest against the breach of the pact with the CUP. The protesters were trying to prevent an eviction and after the arrival of the police there have been several altercations.This Tuesday, Ana Rosa's program has sent a team to cover what was happening in front of the ERC headquarters, a party which protesters blame for not removing the riot police from eviction cases. Miquel Valls connected with the set in the middle of the morning when a group of young people began to shout behind his back: "Manipulative Spanish press!". However, the thing has not s...
They occupy the ERC headquarters in protest at the police deployment in an eviction in Barcelona
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They occupy the ERC headquarters in protest at the police deployment in an eviction in Barcelona

CUP deputies attend the mobilizations and the Mossos have had to carryTension and police charges in the eviction in an occupied house in Poble Sec, BarcelonaTHE WORLD (Video) // EFE (Photo)First conflict in the street of the Government of Pere Aragons and the first notice from the CUP that no mobilization to attack ERC was allowed to pass. A group of about 40 people has entered the Republican party headquarters on Calabria street in Barcelona to protest the eviction of one of the city's iconic occupied estates, the Llavors Bloc, whose eviction began early this Tuesday and numerous agents of the Mossos d'Esquadra Anti-riot police participate.Precisely, Barcelona housing unions together with Arran, the youth of the CUP, have announced that they will not leave the ERC headquarters until the ...
They occupy ERC headquarters in Barcelona after an eviction that ends with police charges
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They occupy ERC headquarters in Barcelona after an eviction that ends with police charges

Activists linked to Barcelona's housing unions have occupied the ERC headquarters in Calàbria street in protest of the eviction of the 'blog Then' this Tuesday morning, in which riot agents from the Mossos d'Esquadra with more than a dozen vans, and where they have already been produced police charges. In a statement, the Poble Sec Neighborhood Union has regretted that the intervention of the riot police supposes "a breach of the agreement with the CUP" of the new president of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonès, to remove the riot police from evictions.The activists at the headquarters assure that "they will not leave" until the police intervention in the 'Llavors bloc' ceases, where ...
Yolanda Díaz: how to get away from the controversies and avoid wearing out without reducing the pressure on the PSOE
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Yolanda Díaz: how to get away from the controversies and avoid wearing out without reducing the pressure on the PSOE

The renewal of United We Can after the departure of Pablo Iglesias, at least for now, will not be of charges. But the new leader of the space, Yolanda Díaz, has already begun to print her calm style to the relations of the formation with the PSOE, and a few days ago he asked his parliamentary group "less Twitter, less noise and fewer big headlines." Within United We Can there is a debate that is still pending, but that is fundamental for the future of space: how to combine this policy of "less noise" with maintaining political pressure on the PSOE and with making the purple within the coalition visible.Díaz's style is radically contrary to that of Iglesias, who on many occasions expressed his ...
The Constitutional Court admits the appeal of Vox against the decree that limits evictions
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The Constitutional Court admits the appeal of Vox against the decree that limits evictions

The Plenary of the Constitutional Court has admitted for processing the appeal presented by the Vox Parliamentary Group in the Congress of Deputies against the first final provision of Royal Decree-Law 1/2021, of January 19, on the protection of consumers and users against to situations of social and economic vulnerability, which refers to the prohibition of evictions in the absence of violence or intimidation.On March 18, the Plenary TC already unanimously agreed to admit the appeal for processing. by more than 50 PP deputies on the same matter, since the decree-law prohibits the expulsion of the 'squatters' from a home when the entry into it has occurred without "intimidation or violence."In ...
Rosario, the old woman evicted by mistake, returns home three months later
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Rosario, the old woman evicted by mistake, returns home three months later

Rosario Bravo, the 97-year-old woman who in February was evicted by mistake and he lost a large part of the personal property that was in his home, he has returned to live in his house in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona) three months after that mistake for which no one has assumed responsibility."It was a bad night for her. Wow, good and bad. Because she was at home, but she noticed that it was not her bed, it was not her sheets and that her things are not there," explained her son Emiliano, noting that his mother is still discovering missing items.Three months after the eviction by mistake - the apartment to be evicted was the first penthouse and not the first penthouse where Rosario live...