“The state is saying that we are going to force the private sector to rent out their vacant properties, but municipal councils and the state do not rent out their vacant properties and have them in the city”, Lisbon’s Mayor, Carlos Moedas (PSD), said at a conference about housing on Tuesday, according to Euractiv.
Close to 68% of buildings in Lisbon built before seismic protection law | Público (PT)
“Lisbon is the second city with the most seismic risks after Istanbul. Specialists say that until 1983, building protection against earthquakes was rudimentary,” according to Público. (in Portuguese)