Interview in Cadena SER

Dr. Sergio Nasarre was interviewed by Cadena SER last 3rd of May 2015, in the radio programme “SER consumidor”. It was about the legal regulation of intermediate tenures: shared ownership (gradual acquisition of a housing) and temporary ownership (time-limited acquisition of a housing) as new ways of access to housing. The full interview can be found in the following link (min. 30:13 to 36).

Finalist at the III Competition of Young Researchers of the Faculty of Legal Sciences of the University Rovira i Virgili

Predoctoral researcher of the Housing Chair Gemma Caballé has been awarded with the second price on the III Young Researchers’ Competition of the Faculty of Legal Sciences of the University Rovira i Virgili.  Her work is entitled “¿Qué es una vivienda?” and is about the concept of housing. More info.

Participation at COST Conference

Dr. Blanca Deusdad, researcher of the Housing Chair, participated at COST 1402 Ageism from a Multinational, Interdisciplinary Perspective Conference, held in Dublin 27th and 28th of April.


Participation in the Latin American Conference of Social Interest Housing

Dr. Estela Rivas Nieto, deputy director of the Housing Chair, will take part in the Latin American Conference of Social Interest Housing, in order to discuss aspects concerning urban leases and how to increase this contract in Latin America. It is going to take place next July in Montevideo.

Appearance before the Catalan Parliament

Two members of the Housing Chair have been called to appear before the Catalan Parliament as experts, in the session of May 27th, in relation to the bill on urgent measures on housing (202-00018/08).

Round Table on housing social policies

The Housing Chair has organized, on April 7th, a Round Table where candidates of municipal elections of Tarragona on 2015 have offered their point of view of the housing policies to be carried out in Tarragona. Dr. Sergio Nasarre, Housing Chair director, and Dr. Estela Rivas, vice-dean of the Legal Sciences Faculty of the University Rovira i Virgili and deputy director of the Housing Chair, have overseen the Round Table.

Closure of the Real Estate Course

The closure of the II edition of the Real Estate and Property Managers Course took place in March 14th in the headquarters of the Rovira i Virgili Foundation. This Course have been coordinated by Dr. Héctor Simón and Dr. Sergio Nasarre and some of the Housing Chair members have given lectures. It accredits a formative degree for those carrying out real estate activities and it entitles to access the real estate career.

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Publication of the book “European Condominium Law”

The book “European Condominium Law” (Cambridge University Press), coordinated by Cornelius Van Der Merwe, has been published. Dr. Sergio Nasarre is co-author concerning the condominium legislation of the Spanish legal system.

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Conference in the Urban Property Chamber

Last 19th of February took place, within the framework of the celebration of the Urban Property Chamber of Tarragona centenary, a conference given by Dr. Sergio Nasarre Aznar, director of the Housing Chair, where the adoption and future perspectives of Act 20/2014, the Catalan Consumers Code, was explained. More information.

I Meeting of Spanish Housing Research Groups

Last 22nd of January took place in Zaragoza the first meeting of housing research groups in Spain. The Housing Chair participated and was one of the drivers. All the groups explained their current research projects and aims were put in common. Moreover, they talked about establishing new links in order to undertake further research together.