Legal information

General information

The Barcelona Metropolitan Housing Observatory (BMHO), composed of representatives from Barcelona City Council, Barcelona Metropolitan Area (BMA), Barcelona Provincial Council and the government of Catalonia (Generalitat de Catalunya), with support from the Association of Social Housing Managers (ASHM), is responsible for the management of the webpage, owned by the BARCELONA INSTITUTE OF REGIONAL AND METROPOLITAN STUDIES (BIRMS) with Fiscal Identification Number (NIF) P0800013E, and postal address Campus de Bellaterra, Plaça del Coneixement, edifici MRA, planta 2, 08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès).


The contact details for the Barcelona Metropolitan Housing Observatory are as follows:


Postal address: Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia 6, baixos 08012 Barcelona
Contact e-mail:; Tel.: 93 002 32 55


Use of this website implies the acceptance of all the conditions enshrined herein and in other legal documents, as well as the recognition at all times of Spanish law, thereby expressly waiving the right to recourse to any other jurisdiction.


Rights and duties

Through its website, the BMHO provides an overview of its services, activities and projects. Users who enter the website recognise and accept freely and expressly their responsibility for the use of this webpage and agree to not perform any action that might infringe the law or the terms described in these legal conditions. Non-compliance can lead to legal sanctions.


The BMHO reserves the right to modify and update at any time without forewarning the content of this website, its configuration and presentation, and its terms of use. It may also remove information and/or suspend temporarily access to this website.


The BMHO cannot guarantee that there will not be any interruptions or errors in access to this website, nor can it be held responsible for technical problems occurring during connection to the Internet. Likewise, it is not responsible for any interference, omission or computer viruses deriving factors beyond the control of the website owners.


The BMHO cannot be held responsible for damage caused by third parties via illegal content or for damage to information systems provoked by causes beyond the control of the website owners. Likewise, it is not responsible for the application of its Privacy Policy via third-party links to this webpage nor for links from this to any other website.

Hyperlinks and links to other websites

In accordance with Law 34/2002, 11 July, on Societal Services in Information and Electronic Commerce, any link by third parties to this website must obtain written authorisation previously from the Barcelona Metropolitan Housing Observatory. No modifications, restrictions or emittance of opinions will be permitted on this website to ensure compliance with the abovementioned legislation.


In the case of unauthorised links to this website, neither the Barcelona Metropolitan Housing Observatory nor the BARCELONA INSTITUTE OF REGIONAL AND METROPOLITAN STUDIES can be held responsible for these links or their content, or for the consequences of using these links. Likewise, the BMHO reserves the right to terminate the use of any hyperlink to this website at any moment.

Intellectual property

This website is subject to Spanish legislation and to European Union and international law on intellectual and industrial property, on the information society and on electronic commerce.


All the content of this website (texts, audiovisual content, images, typographical coding, graphic design, logotypes, brands, databases, computer programmes, editing, programming, compilations and other elements and content required for its operation) are the property of the Barcelona Metropolitan Housing Observatory or the BIRMS.


Any unauthorised use of this content will be regarded as non-compliance of the rights of intellectual or industrial property and may be the object of legal sanctions.


All content on this website that does not belong to its owners has been authorised by its creators for use and communication and is similarly protected by the corresponding rights of intellectual property.


Simply navigating or using this website does not provide users with any partial or full right over the intellectual property contained therein; the total or partial transmission, reproduction, distribution, communication or transformation without previous consent from its owners is expressly prohibited.


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