SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 8 Apr. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Council of Administration of Social Housing and Infrastructures of the Canary Islands (Visocan) agreed this Friday the purchase of 39 homes in different municipalities of the Canary Islands within the framework of the ‘Canarias + Vivienda X familia’ program for an amount of 3.2 million.
This plan is aimed at promoting access to housing for cohabitation units that have lost or are at risk of losing their habitual residence, due to a judicial process of foreclosure or eviction, the company points out in a note.
In total there are nine homes in Garachico (Tenerife), eleven in San Juan de La Rambla (Tenerife), ten in La Orotava (Tenerife) and three more in La Laguna, Los Realejos (Tenerife) and the Aldea de San Nicolás (Gran Canaria). ), respectively.
The managing director of Visocan, Víctor González, affirms that it is a program with an “immense social content” aimed at families in vulnerable situations.
“That is one of Visocan’s objectives, to try to find solutions for those who are at risk of becoming homeless. We are talking about families with children, with problems, who cannot be left unprotected. That is why we acquired these homes and we are in the process of locating and acquiring more units”, he indicates.
The program also offers advice and mediation to those who are in a situation of housing risk; follow-up and accompaniment of people by coexistence units adhered to the program and preparation and management of a housing stock for social rental.