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Author(s): Matos, Fátima Loureiro de
Miramontes Carballada, Ángel
Marques, Teresa Sá
Ribeiro, Diogo
Title: Housing in a time of crisis: Portugal and Spain an overview
Issue Date: 2015
Abstract: Since the '70's until the current economic crisis Portugal and Spain, had changed social and economically, with significant impact transformations on the housing market: growing urbanization; the growth of home ownership; the increase of tourism and the expansion of second homes; the increase in the number of vacant dwellings and residual social housing sector.Following the deep economic crisis, these countries have experienced a significant increase in poverty rates and housing exclusion. Socio-economic conditions decreased and households have experienced increased difficulties too accessing and maintaining suitable accommodation. Middle class and workers with temporary contracts are the most affected, by the increase unemployment, the decrease social benefits, the limited accessibility to stabilised jobs and home ownership difficulties.The purpose of this communication is to assess the impact of the crisis in the housing sector of the two countries
Subject: Humanidades
Scientific areas: Humanidades
Source: Proceeding of the Annual Conference ENHR 2015 Housing and Cities in a time of change: are we focusing on People?
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: openAccess
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