Spain Has Had Almost 9,000 ‘Squats’ This Year, Almost Half In Catalonia

In Spain, almost 9,000 ‘squats’ were reported in properties between January and June this year, almost half of them in Catalonia, according to the latest data provided by the Ministry of the Interior and collected by Europa Press. Specifically, the total number of complaints for occupation of property registered by the State Security Forces and Corps amounted to 8,857 in this period. Of these, 3,770, 42%, took place in Catalonia,…


Spain: Squatting Grows By 18% With 13,389 Cases Up To September 2021; Catalonia Accounts For 42% Of Total

The number of cases of squatting in homes grew by 18% in Spain with 13,389 cases up to September 2021, according to the latest data recorded by the Ministry of the Interior. Catalonia continues to lead the autonomous communities with 5,689 ‘squats’, 42% of the total. The figure quadruples that of the Community of Madrid (1,282 cases) and almost triples that of Andalusia (1,994 cases). The official statistics, consulted by…