The rebound of the defaults of rental fees by tenants has led to a 1.7% increase in mortgage launches or evictions made in Spain between April and June, after four quarters down, according to data from the General Council of the Judicial Power (CGPJ).
The report on the "Effects of the crisis in the judicial bodies" published today warns in addition to the upward trend of bankruptcy proceedings, 2,416, the highest figure since the end of 2013 and 20.7% more compared to the same period of the previous year, mainly due to the increase in personal insolvencies, while the demands for dismissal decreased by 0.3%.
Regarding the evictions, of the 17,152 practiced, 61.2% -10,491 procedures- took place as a result of the Urban Leasing Law (LAU), which contrasts with those related to foreclosures or foreclosures of a property for sale for the non-payment of a mortgage, which fell by 8.5% (33.1% of the total).
The remaining 5.7% came from other causes, reports the CGPJ, which brought together 20,526 launch requests, 7.2% more than in the same period of 2017, of which 12,398 concluded with positive compliance (4% more) .
However, remember in a press release, the requests to the common services of notifications and embargoes do not imply that the eviction has already been executed.
By Autonomous Communities, Catalonia, with 4,170 (24.3% of the national total) recorded the highest volume of evictions during the quarter, followed by Andalucía, with 2,718; Comunidad Valenciana, with 2,245, and Madrid, with 1,878.
As happened in the first three months of the year, Galicia showed a reduction of more than 50% from the organ of the judges attributed to the strike of officials.
The report highlights, however, the decline in foreclosures presented in this period, when they decreased by 6.2% to 7,216; In this sense, although the decline continues, a deceleration has been observed since in the seven previous quarters the reductions ranged between 26% and 46.5%.
By zones, Andalusia was where more procedures were initiated, 1,467 (20.3%), followed by Catalonia (1,311); Valencian Community (954); Murcia (631) and Madrid (627).
Even so, the largest increase was experienced by creditors' competitions, of which 1,557 were companies (9.6% more in year-on-year terms) and 859 were individuals, which represented an increase of 48.1%.
In Catalonia, 374 competitions were presented to the commercial sector, 24% of the total of the State, while in the Community of Madrid, 267; in the Valencian Community, 219, and in Andalusia, 169.
While on the procedures to individual title, in Catalonia they were 284 (33.1%); in Comunidad Valenciana, 143; in Madrid, 139, and in Andalusia, 169.
In addition, 184 contests entered into the agreement phase from April to June, and the 840 liquidation phase began, 4.7% more than in the second quarter of 2017.
On the other hand, dismissal claims fell by 0.3% in the same period to 25,785, of which 18.5% were presented in Madrid, with Catalonia lagging behind (17.4%) and Andalusia ( 15.2%).
The Employment Regulation Files (ERE) were also reduced by 7.6% in passing through the courts (109).
An inverse trend to that followed by the number of claims for quantity claims registered in the courts of the social, which amounted to 33,573 (4.8%).
In this section, Madrid, Andalusia and Catalonia returned to lead the table to accumulate 45.2% of the total.