Canal TV Reus

Dr. Héctor Simón has spoken about squatters for TV Reus. 09/28/2020

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHUd53sxiA4&feature=youtu.be

Call for papers: kick-off webinar of the group “Housing and New Technologies” – European Network for Housing Research

Call for papers: kick-off webinar of the group “Housing and New Technologies” – European Network for Housing Research

The kick-off webinar of the working group “Housing and New Technologies of the European Network for Housing Research will take place on 20th January 2021. This virtual seminar, coordinated by Prof. Michel Vols (University of Groningen) and by Dr. Rosa M. Garcia-Teruel (UNESCO Housing Chair, URV), will cover the following topics related to housing and new technologies: real estate crowdfunding, blockchain, big data, data protection and smart homes, IoT, AI and ML techniques, 3d printing, etc. Those researchers interested in presenting their papers may submit an abstract before the 20th November by sending an email to rosamaria.garciat@urv.cat.

The provisional programme and more information may be found at the following link: http://housing.urv.cat/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CfP-Housing-New-Tech.pdf

Advanced course for real estate agents and property management

The 8th Edition of the Advanced course for real estate agents and property management, promoted by the UNESCO Housing Chair and the College of Real Estate Agents of Tarragona.

Link: http://housing.urv.cat/es/portada/docencia/posgrado-agente-inmobiliario/

Martí i Franquès research grants programme

The Chair offers a pre-doctoral scholarship within the framework of the Martí i Franquès Research Grant Program. The research line is The tangibility of the right to housing.

All the information about is at: https://www.urv.cat/en/research/support/programmes/urv/programa-marti-franques/pipf/2020-general-grants/

And the information about the scholarship of the Chair is at: https://www.sgr.urv.cat/cgi-bin/programes/application/detall.cgi?conv=2020PMF-PIPF-&ordre=44&idioma=ENG

Press

Regulating the residential tenancies price is the answer. Diari de Tarragona. 20/09/2020

Link: https://www.diaridetarragona.com/economia/Regular-el-precio-del-alquiler-es-la-respuesta-20200921-0031.html

Press

Rent control is not enough for affordable housing. Prof. Dr. Sergio Nasarre speaks for  Catalunya Plural. 18/09/2020

Link: https://catalunyaplural.cat/es/sergio-nasarre-el-control-de-los-alquileres-no-es-suficiente-para-una-vivienda-asequible/

Radio

Dr. Héctor Simón talks about squatters. Radio Nacional de España, 16/09/2020.

https://mediavod-lvlt.rtve.es/resources/TE_SGENDES/mp3/6/3/1600218990036.mp3

 

Press

Prof. Dr. Sergio Nasarre talks about rents: “The great fear of tenants: what if not even with the pandemic rent prices drop?” El Diario.es. 09/17/2020.

Link: https://www.eldiario.es/economia/gran-temor-inquilinos-si-pandemia-bajan-precios-alquiler_1_6225781.html?fbclid=IwAR171_hnJHzBn8p1v2ygNiebeD6T1REY6mfFek65nZMnuXDdVGMIntRsvbE

 

 

Webinar

On September 24, Dr. Maridalia Rodríguez will participate in the webinar: The right to housing in Latin America: experience in the era of Covid-19.

Link: https://www.funglode.org/events/seminario-web-el-derecho-a-la-vivienda-iberoamericana-experiencia-en-la-era-de-covid-19/

Diari de Tarragona

“Rents are rising again and prices are soaring in the area of ​​Llevant de Tarragona.” Prof. Dr. Sergio Nasarre speaks for the Diari de Tarragona, 12/09/2020.

Link: https://www.diaridetarragona.com/tarragona/Los-alquileres-vuelven-a-subir-y-los-precios-se-disparan-en-la-zona-de-Llevant-de-Tarragona-20200911-0056.html