Laboratory that analyzes the results of the questionnaire ‘Living in Confinement’, launched by the O-HB the past May. It shows the results about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the housing demand, it analyzes the active demand and latent housing demand and it examines the characteristics of the active demand as well as it’s needs and preferences after the lockdown.
In-depth analysis of the rental market from January to October 2020, with special attention to the months of lockdown and post-lockdown. The laboratory analyzes supply and demand data from the real estate portals habitaclia and Fotocasa in Barcelona, the metropolitan area and the metropolitan region. This new line of research will be reproduced periodically with monthly data. The first laboratory of 2020 was with data until July.
In-depth analysis of the rental market from January to July 2020, with special attention to the months of lockdown and post-lockdown. The laboratory analyzes supply and demand data from the real estate portals Habaclia and Fotocasa in Barcelona, the metropolitan area and the metropolitan region. This new line of research will be reproduced periodically.
First results of the questionnaire ‘Living in Confinement’, launched by the O-HB in May. These results show the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on the economic situation of households and how it has affected the need to negotiate mortgages and rental contracts (payments, deferments…). Habitability conditions will be addressed in a future delivery of results.
Comparison of the main rental measures implemented in Spain, Germany and France during the COVID-19 crisis. This laboratory analyses in depth four areas: eviction procedures, the end of the rental contract, measures for postponing the payment of rent and payment subsidies.
In the O-HB we have developed a questionnaire that wants to answer how the habitability and the housing sector are affected by the lockdown and the crisis of the COVID-19. The questionnaire, active until June 8, asked about aspects such as habitability conditions during the lockdown, housing deficiencies or difficulties in the payments, among others. The survey, ‘Living in Confinement’, was carried out in collaboration with the Agrupació Arquitectura i Sostenibilitat (AUS) of the Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya.
In-depth analysis of data on rental deposits deposited in the INCASÒL during the months of March and April 2020, in the midst of the effects of the COVID-19. These data show the intense decrease of operations that has taken place in the rental market in Catalonia, compared to the same period in 2019. The document also provides an introduction to the variation in rental prices.
The President of the O-HB has made an interview in the program ‘En Directe a Ràdio 4’, of the same radio station. In this interview she spoke about the impact of the COVID-19 in the housing sector, explained in depth the questionnaire ‘Living in Confinement’ that we have launched from the Observatory, as well as those specific studies of the COVID-19 that we are carrying out.