Stop Evictions (Spain)

February 21, 2013 in International, Reports

STOP EVICTIONS CAMPAIGN GROWS IN SPAIN Thousands took to the streets of Zaragoza and other major cities across Spain at the weekend to protest against the ever-increasing numbers of evictions. Since the economic crisis began in 2008 many workers have lost their jobs and as unemployment benefits start to run out many people are unable to pay their mortgages. As a result there has been a huge wave of evictions of families from their homes. Currently around 500 evictions are taking place every day across Spain. A ‘Popular Legislative Initiative’ has been handed into the Congress by the national campaign groups […]