Call for cheap flats for police in Mallorca
Some extra summer police have been forced to live in their own cars.
95% of the Balearics could be subject to a rent cap
Agreement has finally been reached for criteria to be included in Spain's new housing law.
Apartments in Palma, Mallorca
Tax incentives again being called for in order to increase the number of properties to rent.
Stock of properties to rent in the Balearics falls
Partly attributed to a Spanish government limit on any annual increases in rent prices.
Balearics acceptance that rent caps will have to wait for the next government
Months of disagreement among political parties at the national level.
Political pressure continuing for limits to non-resident home buying in Mallorca
"The housing market in the Balearics no longer obeys the interests of the citizens who reside here."
Members of the Balearic parliament spoke at Congress about the need to cap rents
Members of the Balearic parliament with the speaker of Congress, Meritxel Batet.
Spain's Congress rejects Balearic rent cap proposal
But only because a bill with the same objectives is currently being processed.
More people rent in the Balearics than anywhere else in Spain
Slightly higher percentage than when the last survey was published.
Property sector totally rejects idea for government-run rentals agency
"Political parties should not make proposals from an ideological perspective and without understanding the consequences."
Proposal for a Balearic government-run property rentals agency
Podemos say this would lead to a reduction in the cost to rent.
Cost to rent in Mallorca continues to spiral upwards
Real estate sector wanting tax incentives to get empty properties on to the rental market.
Concern over rise in people living in caravans in Mallorca
High cost of rents and living forcing more and more people to live in caravans in Palma.
Balearics would be most affected by rent cap legislation
The most restrictive scenario would apply to 94% of households in the Balearics.
Evicted, owing 68,000 euros rent
There was a rent-to-buy agreement, but this was not carried out in the agreed period.
Balearics wanting to cap rents in "stressed areas"
A problem is that the new national housing law is currently stuck in Congress.
Rents predicted to rise in Mallorca as mortgage costs increase
A Balearic government mortgage guarantee scheme for first-time buyers is only for properties valued up to 270,000 euros.
Hotels looking at buying apartments in order to house employees
Cost to rent and availability of employees could result in staff shortages this season.
Renting in Mallorca is more expensive than Madrid
Renting in Madrid or Barcelona is cheaper than in Bendinat, Illetas and Portals, not to mention Formentera and most of Ibiza.
Workers from the mainland reactivating rental market
Seasonal workers are not experiencing previous problems with finding places to rent.