Latest update: 01/04/2013
- Economic crisis - financial crisis - housing - poverty - Spain
Seville squatters seek government support
In Spain, the "corrala" phenomenon is fast becoming a way of life, and is a direct consequence of the bursting of Spain's property bubble. Dozens of indebted and evicted families have decided to squat in empty buildings repossessed by banks and pension funds that the institutions have been unable to sell on. These squatters are demanding housing as a basic human right.
By Sarah MORRIS