Yolanda Díaz, Second Vice President and Minister of Labor, has indicated that the Government is studying how to “unblock” the housing law, which is being processed in Congress. Likewise, Díaz has also pointed out a need when it comes to talking about the “enormous business margins” that banks have due to the rise in interest rates and the effects that these have on mortgages.
At the end of the meeting of the Council of Ministers, Yolanda Díaz has assured, given the discrepancies between Unidas Podemos and the PSOE regarding certain aspects of the norm, that the important thing is that the Government of Spain knows that this law is “fundamental” and She was “convinced that she is going to move forward urgently.”
The vice president added that the main problem in Spain, together with unemployment, “is called housing”, since it is “mission impossible” to find affordable housing both to rent and to buy due to the rise in mortgage payments that harm the citizens of direct way.
A vanguard country
“And we also have to talk about a reality that has its own name in Spain and that the Bank of Spain has just reproduced for us, which are the enormous business margins that exist. In this matter, he speaks singularly of financial institutions,” he said. Díaz, who has appealed to approve “urgently” a housing law that approaches Spain “to vanguard countries.”
Thus, she has assured that she is convinced that the Government is going to approve an “effective” regulation of the rental price, although she did not want to go into details about the negotiation in this regard. Along the same lines, the minister spokesperson, Isabel Rodríguez, has pointed out that the housing law is “very important” for the Government, given that it is the first time that the constitutional text has been developed in relation to the right to housing, and has indicated that the Government’s desire is for it to see the light “as soon as possible”.