• #CitiesforHousing

    Major cities from around the globe come together before the UN and countries of the world to stand up for the right to adequate housing and the right to the city for all.

  • #fairtourismBCN

    Before you rent your tourist accommodation, check that it's got a tourist licence

  • Visit an energy-advice point

    We will help you to avoid supply cuts despite your low finances and to adapt your household’s energy expenses.

  • Renovation grants

    Fancy revamping your home? Consult the new redevelopment grants and subsidies!

  • Barcelona Energia

    The company starts out by covering the electricity needs of the City Council and the rest of the municipal companies, as well as street lighting. As from January 2019, its services will also be available to the general public.

  • “Let’s share Barcelona”

    Barcelona is for everyone because it doesn’t belong to anyone. We have the right to enjoy it, to live together here, with respect and joy. Live and let live!

  • Financial aid for owners and tenants with few financial resources

    We’ll help you with paying your property tax (IBI) and rent. The application-submission deadline is from 15 June to 31 July.

  • APROP display

    Come and get a close up look at the new APROP temporary local housing units. From 9 June to 29 July in the Jardins d’Elisava, next to the Disseny Hub Barcelona

  • 2018 Grec Festival

    If you fancy enjoying a special summer night with the best in theatre, we’ll be seeing you at the Grec!

  • Barcelona Science Plan

    Barcelona Science Plan promotesBarcelona as the European capital of research and innovation.

  • ICUB subsidies

    Open investment calls. Up until 31 July

  • Modernism for you to enjoy this summer

    This summer sees the return of the Barcelona Modernism Route, now in its seventh edition, a special promotion intended for the city’s residents. The best in Modernism, at half price!

  • Music in the Parks 2018

    Music is filling the city’s green spacesthanks to the traditional Music in the Parks festival.

13/07/2018 - 17:12h

A women’s Mercè: opening speech by Leticia Dolera and poster by Sonia Pulido

Local festivals. In the last forty years only twelve women have given opening speeches and the festival poster has only been designed by women on three occasions.

11/07/2018 - 17:07h

Paris and Barcelona, a common front for the right to housing and the city

City Council. The meeting between Ada Colau and Anne Hidalgo focused on the fight against gentrification and local residents being driven from their homes.

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