The call to send contributions to the “National Congress on Collaborative Housing and Territory” is now open, which will take place on June 16 and 17, 2021.

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Number 15 of the Chair’s Agenda for the months April to June 2021 is now available.


Presentation of the book: “La intermediación inmobiliaria ante los nuevos retos de la vivienda”

Next Wednesday, April 21 at 6 pm, will take place the virtual presentation of the book through Microsoft Teams platform ( of the book “La intermediación inmobiliaria ante los nuevos retos de la vivienda” written by the researcher Dra. Gemma Caballé Fabra which is published by Tirant lo Blanch.

At the event we will have the participation of Mrs. Elia Domingo, Publishing Director of Tirant lo Blanch, Mr. Gerard Duelo, President of the General Council COAPI of Spain and the Professional Association of Real Estate Agents of Barcelona and Mr. José Antonio Mas Flores, President of the Professional Association of Real Estate Agents of Tarragona.

Speaker at the conference “AI challenges to established legal institutions”

Dr. Rosa Maria Garcia Teruel, postdoctoral researcher at the Housing Chair of the Rovira i Virgili University, was speaker at the international conference AI challenges to established legal institutions with the presentation “Liability of AI regimes: EU proposals”. This international conference was organized by the College of Law & Business, Ramat Gan, Israel, and took place on March 31, 2021.

First Training Activity in the Housing + project framework

On 24, 25 and 26 March, the UNESCO Housing Chair URV coordinated the first training days (Training Activity 1) of the European Housing + project ( ) for the internal training of the consortium’s partners in the field of housing and techniques of virtual training.

Participation in the Conference “Concrete Actions for Social and Affordable Housing. Housing policy in Europe and Latvia”

Dr. Sergio Nasarre and Dr. Núria Lambea participated, on March 19, in the online Conference “Concrete Actions for Social and Affordable Housing. Housing policy in Europe and Latvia”, hosted by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Baltic States, FEPS and Brīvības un solidaritātes fonds. Their presentation “Learning from inclusive, sustainable and affordable national initiatives across Europe. Presentation of the research” aimed to present the methodology and results of the report “Concrete actions for social and affordable housing in the EU”.

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Dr. Maria Font and the pre-doctoral researcher Silvana Canales, presented virtually on March 16, 2021, a joint communication “The virtual platforms of the social economy: one more way of access to housing”, in the framework of the Symposium III: Housing and people in situations of special vulnerability of the I International Congress of Law of the European Union. The EU before the Sustainable Development Goals, carried out by La Laguna University.


You can find in free access all the collaborations in the press of the Unesco Chair, showing results of their research, from 2015 to 2020.



The European Network for Housing Research has published its Newsletter 1/2021, which contains the latest news, activities and publications of the Chair. The Newsletter is available at the following link:


Presentation of the book

We invite you to the presentation of the book entitled “The replacement of the rent for renovations or reforms in the rented housing in urban leases” (Tirant lo Blanch, Housing Law Collection), by Dr. Rosa Maria Garcia Teruel, researcher at the Chair, which will take place online on Wednesday, March 3 at 6:00 p.m.

The presentation will be in charge of Mr. Francisco Javier Martín Ramiro, Director General of the DG of Architecture, Housing and Land of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, and Mr. Lluís Comerón Graupera, President of the Superior Council of the Associations of Architects in Spain.

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