Presence of the Housing chair at the gala evening of the Real Estate Agents Bar Association of Tarragona

On the evening of July 12, the partner of the UNESCO Housing Chair, the Bar Association of Real Estate Agents of Tarragona, celebrated the traditional gala evening where the researchers Dr. Héctor Simón and Ms. Gemma Caballé attended as representatives of the Housing Chair.


Límites a los alquileres, un debate latente en España


On June 19, Maridalia Rodríguez Padilla defended at the University of Barcelona (UB) her PhD thesis with the title “Foreign investment through the real estate trust to mitigate the housing deficit in the Dominican Republic”. Its directors were Dr. Georgina Garriga Suau and Dr. Sergio Nasarre Aznar. It has been evaluated by the professors Dr. Jordi Bonet Pérez (University of Barcelona), Dr. Estela Rivas Nieto (Universitat Rovira i Virgili) and Dr. Emmanuel Cedeño Brea (OMG Institute).
The PhD thesis promote the design of a legal framework that encourages the development of the Dominican real estate market through the real estate trust with foreign participation, in its different forms of sale, rent, lease with option to purchase and other forms of tenure. With the objective of reducing the housing deficiency that affects the Dominican Republic.


“Los jóvenes, entre la espada y la pared”, Sra. Gemma Caballé, Diari de Tarragona, 03/07/2019

Journal of the UNESCO Housing Chair

The 11 issue of the journal Housing has been published.


On the 24th and 25th of June, took place in Berlin the next meeting with the German Government for the preparation of a European mapping of the housing situation in the 28 member countries of the European Union with the participation of several of them. Prof. Sergio Nasarre moderated one of the sessions, as a member of the Advisory Board.


“Mas allá de la pensión”, Dr. Héctor Simón, Diari de Tarragona, 25/06/2019


Prof. Nasarre was invited to give the lecture “How to overcome the pendulum and inefficient legislation in urban housing leases: solutions in comparative law” to the College of Notaries of Catalonia on 20/06/2019, in its cycle of conferences “New private law perspectives for the notary after the Spanish Constitution of 1978”.

Program Ambassadors

The UNESCO Chair of Housing of the URV as a model of success.