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Protesters on both sides of the Atlantic are highlighting the role of a US private equity fund in hiking up rent prices and housing evictions in Spain.
On Wednesday, housing advocates organised rallies in Barcelona, New York and San Francisco against Blackstone, a US-based firm that has bought more than 40,000 housing units in Spain.