The director of “Welcome Venice” was awarded at the “Cinema! Italia!” Festival in Germany on Sunday evening. Monday he will bring the award under the windows of the City of Venice along with the group Alta Tensione Abitativa. “I dedicate this prize to Venetians who are trying to stay” 12 December 2022 By Mitia Chiarin … More Andrea Segre Wins Film Festival in Berlin and Dedicates Award to Venetians in Front of Ca’ Farsetti
“Resources Must Be Found to Assign Them”. A group of opposition city councilors calls on Ca’ Farsetti to invest in public housing By Vera Mantengoli 3 December 2022 Opposition city councilors are calling for a large part of the 2023 Budget funding to be dedicated to the recovery of public housing. Currently in the Municipal … More Increasing Numbers of Public Housing Units Sit Empty in Venice
Citizen demonstration has been called against the Entry Ticket, planned for 19 November at 16:00, starting from Campo Santa Margherita. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ THIS CITY IS NOT A MUSEUM! NO TO THE ENTRY TICKET! 20 October 2022 We say it strongly and clearly: the entry ticket is not and can never be the solution to the consequences … More THIS CITY IS NOT A MUSEUM! NO TO THE ENTRY TICKET!
The LISC Collective calls on Universities to subsidize rentals in private residences, calling new student housing complexes “an alienating model…that divides students and residents” By Maria Ducoli 17 August 2022 VENICE. There are 2652 students in Venice – 8% of the entire population of the Municipality of Venice, mainland and islands included, but only around … More Studying in Venice Gets More Expensive. LISC: “Student residences don’t help the city”
“If you’re looking for a home [in Venice], at the agencies they ask: are you a resident? If you say yes, they say: I’m sorry we don’t have anything for residents” [This article by Veronica Calienno was originally published in Italian on The Bottom Up magazine.] By Veronica Calienno 19 July 2022 Venice is the … More The Other Face of Tourism: the De-Population of Venice
“The numbers do tell us, though, that we can and must oppose those who say that the city is dead, perhaps to push it further into the role of a theme park, merely a business investment… The ‘city that resists’, despite the difficult times, resists with open ideas and paths. This is why we cannot … More Venice Under 50,000 – City or Museum?
Plans call for the sale of 1,000 units to raise money for restoration work. The opposition: “A failed policy” By Mitia Chiarin 7 June 2022 VENEZIA. The subject of restoring the public housing assets in Venice re-emerged from the 2021 reports submitted by the Regional ATER, triggering a debate and general concern in a city … More ATER Venezia: two thousand vacant public housing units
The Alta Tensione Abitativa campaign, which has crafted a proposed law for the regulation of short-term rentals of residential homes has received a positive response to its request for a technical meeting to compare proposals with Mayor Brugnaro, who has said his ideas are very similar. Prof. Filippo Celata of Sapienza Rome will also be … More Brugnaro responds to Segre: “Let’s meet about housing”
A law for regulation of the activity of short-term rental and the protection of residents in cities with high housing pressure By Giovanni Leone 9 March 2022 Last November, director Andrea Segre offered the city a free screening of the film Welcome Venice, which is set on Giudecca, and tells the story of the conflict … More Housing and Tourism. Citizens Groups Propose A Bill.
Urbanist Paola Somma, a former professor at IUAV, releases a controversial analysis. The turnaround in the management of spaces over the last twenty years is examined By Enrico Tantucci 8 Oct. 2021 The Analysis Venice is lost. Over twenty years of a systematic selloff of its buildings to private, for-profit entities have gradually emptied it … More Report: “Venice is completely privatized”. From a pearl of culture to a great expanse of real estate for a few