In Catalonia, the construction of up to 190,000 new homes by the year 2030 will be necessary, according to the preliminary work of the Sectorial Territorial Plan of Housing in the Generalitat de Catalunya works. This was recently declared by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Improvement, Carles Sala.
Hall confirmed that the “GDP of the construction sector is growing well above the overall GDP, which had not happened since 2007”. The construction of new homes is consolidated with the increase which began in 2014, and in the absence of definitive data for 2015, in the first three quarters had already started 15% more housing than in all 2014. “The sector is energizing and this is the trend for the near future, “said Secretary of Housing, which specified that” in 2015 there had been 600 new estate agents registering in Catalunya to AICAT, in addition to the thousand the previous year.
The Territorial Plan that should guide public housing policies until 2030, a figure growing by 400,000 new homes in Catalunya until this year, in any of the projected demographic scenarios. Hall said there will be to put the spotlight also in the field of home renovation.
Hall also explained that the rental market will not have much output as the years because the sale has recovered and also access to bank credit. “The last seven years has more than doubled the number of rental contracts registered in the register of securities of Incasòl” and said, “has gone from 60,000 contracts in 2007 to 140,000 in 2015, which marked a change in the historical trend. “