Journal
Edit 15 February 2021
by Nils Scheffler, UIA Expert

‘Yes, We Rent!’ Journal 2: Reactivating the private empty flats has started!

‘Yes, We Rent!’ Journal 2: Reactivating the private empty flats has started!
UIA Expert Nils Scheffler updates us how “the acquisition of empty flats as well as the training of troubled adolescents for the renovation of the empty flats is progressing, despite the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.

Nevertheless, these restrictions have required an adjustment in the implementation of these parts of the project; but this was successfully dealt with.”

Read more about Mataro’s project in Journal 2!

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First owner signed contract to bring his flat to the ‘Yes, we rent!’ housing scheme

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Owners, make your empty apartments available!

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