Chart/Map of the week – Spain: More than 40% of the population spends over 40% of their income on rent

The new PRS report by Rosa Uriol and the Research team in Madrid highlights the extent to which housing tenure in Spain is shifting away from home ownership and towards renting. The transformation of the jobs market, young people’s consumption habits and the difficulty of finding finance has put the PRS sector firmly on the radar of investors. The report highlights the opportunities in the peripheral areas of Madrid and Barcelona and looks at the type of product that is most in demand.