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"We promise to commit to this fully, and put every tool that we have at our disposal into getting the General Plan dealt with as soon as possible.”
Alcalde Jose Juan Reus.
After months of preparation, since the case was first announced, a British family from Albox have today formally taken Spain to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg on the basis that Spain, and in this specific case, the Junta de Andalucía, does not respect their human right to property....
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The Spanish government in Madrid has published proposed changes to its national Land Law (Ley de Suelo) aimed at reinvigorating the country’s ailing property market. The homeowners association, AUAN, has formally submitted suggested modifications in order to address some of the gaps and injustices which they believe have caused such a loss of confidence in the Andalucian real estate market.
In the latest twist to the saga of illegal properties in Spain, authorities in Andalucia have ordered the disconnection of electricity and water to 19 homes occupied by elderly British retirees, even though the same authority has already agreed that the properties can be made legal.
Not much has happened in Lliber for the last 500 days. The first 500 days since the PP were elected in May 2011 on a number of promises, which to date have failed to materialise. To remind you, Pepe Juan Reus Reus (the mayor) promised us:
Residents from the Valle del Sol in Murcia met last week to decide whether or not to petition the European Parliament about their lack of habitation certificates. More than 40 residents met at the New Yorks Bar in El Trampolin to hear President of the Asociacion Valle del Sol, Lee Monks, explain to the members about their right to
Albox council’s bid to legalise hundreds of properties in the municipality was dealt a serious blow last week when it emerged the Junta had rejected a draft plan to regularise scores of settlements built on non-urban land.
According to reports, the regional government gave
The European Parliament will do all it can to protect the rights of property owners in Spain and the country’s fragile environment, President Martin Schulz has vowed.
He said the parliament “has been and remains most vigilant” regarding the abuse of citizens’ rights – sending fact-finding delegations to Spain and approving hard-hitting reports critical of the mistreatment of residents under controversial legislation.
Mr Schulz was replying to a letter from pressure group Abusos Urbanisticos
April 14th 2011
Listen to Bernardo Del Rosal Blasco, the lawyer talking to home owners in May about whether they should join the court action.
Statement by the Spanish authorities concerning the Ley de Costas petitions
Construcción ilegal en Llíber
GMTV feature brings much needed awareness to our plight.
Following the recent arrests, Spanish tv crew come to Lliber to investigate.
This is the true story of the “Priors” who lived in place called Vera. They were in a similar predicament to us and many others until one day they had a visit.
It must not be allowed to happen here in Lliber. Watch the video now.
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Interview with Charles Svoboda, vice president, AUN from the AUKEN meeting held
on the 26 September 2009 at the Hotel Sun Palace in Albir.
Margrete Auken, Member of the European Parliament in Brussels. Author of the well known Auken report approved by absolute majority of the European Parliament condemning Spain for abusive urban practices.
> Association de l'Alfas
> Paradise Lost. Watch the video here