Tourist apartments for vulnerable families

Name of the local/regional government
Type of initiative
Type of response
Social cohesion
Contact information:
Álvaro García Pérez
Department of International Relations
Barcelona City Council​
Pl. Sant Jaume, 1. 08002 Barcelona
Initiative language

Mayor Ada Colau has announced new plans to offer tourist apartments to vulnerable families whose current accommodation does not meet conditions to endure confinement. Further housing measures are focussed on helping homeless people through the crisis.

The first measure is to have 200 tourist apartments to accommodate vulnerable families whose homes do not meet the conditions to endure confinement. The second is to accommodate one pavilion of Fira de Barcelona in Montjuïc for homeless people and emergencies, which can initially accommodate 150 people. And the third, to reinforce the equipment for the homeless with three new centres.

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