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Spanish left puts housing front and centre in EU elections campaign

A woman hangs clothes to dry on her balcony of a housing block in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 13, 2024.
A woman hangs clothes to dry on her balcony of a housing block in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 13, 2024. Copyright AP
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June's European Parliament elections will see governments working hard to turn out young voters with promises of change.

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Housing will be one of the main axes of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's campaign ahead of the European elections, as housing and rental prices have risen by up to 70% in the last decade. 

In response to the soaring costs, architect Iñaki Alonso and 17 other families took the initiative in 2018 to build the first cooperative in Madrid. A building with common spaces for neighbours, its residents enjoy two-bedroom apartments for about €650 euros per month. 

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