Parking issues are a priority for the season between April and October
Parking issues are a priority for the season between April and October.
The needs of locals and those of tourism have gone ‘head-to-head’ in Soller
The Soller Valley is a thriving place and over the years has moved from being a farming area to a factory town and now to high end tourism to fund its life.
Tourism and elections: All about limits?
If PSOE continue to govern after May 28, the resort will be emblematic of an aspect of tourism housing policy.
Francina Armengol announced the acquisition of obsolete hotels to make flats at an event in held in s’Arenal
Francina Armengol announced the acquisition of obsolete hotels to make flats at an event in held in s’Arenal.
Affordable housing in Palma - nigh on impossible
Developers say that building social housing in Palma is not feasible.
400 tourist establishments could be converted into residential accommodation
A big question is whether owners will agree to the conditions.
Hotel conversion - sound in principle, but ...
The agreement on conversion of obsolete hotels into accommodation raises any number of questions.
Plan for social housing in tourist resorts
Since the 1990s, there has been a plan to keep tourist and residential development separate.
14 Municipalities to get New Social Housing in 2022
The total investment is around 40 million euros.
All at sea: the week in Mallorca
A Chinese billionaire appeared, but The Crown disappeared. And there were loads of tents in Palma.
Spain to lease public land royalty-free for social housing building
The state will offer public land up for concessions of up to 75 years, and private companies can opt to build and rent social housing
Housing and change of use
It is as yet unclear how this will work in practice, but in principle it is an excellent idea.
Government approves social housing decree
The approval confirms a previous announcement about a plan for properties for rent.
Spain's poor suffer as economy recovers from crisis - U.N. poverty expert
"Spain's solid economic recovery has heavily favoured corporations and the wealthy, but never restored social protections."
Loss of protected properties adds to Pollensa housing problems
Fifty-nine social housing properties, for which prices had been fixed, have gone on the free market since last year.
Busquets under attack for tourist tax "scam"
The Partido Popular say that tourist tax spending decisions had been "steamrollered" by the government.
Inspections find social housing properties being illegally let
Almost half of the properties are being let out illegally, often as holiday rentals.
Social housing tops the list for tourist tax projects
Social housing schemes in Calvia, Inca and Palma will receive 43% of revenue for new projects in Majorca.
Ambitious plans for new Calvia parks
Included in the plans is a 46.5 hectare public park as part of the Magalluf Marina project.
Powerless in the face of Mallorca’s greatest challenge
The Balearics are overpopulated, and the islands, moreover, are ill-equipped to confront this greatest challenge.
Andrew Ede16/03/2023 14:36