Lisa Ventura Lopes (Managing Associate) and Francisca Almeida Andrade (Trainee) write an article published in WhatNext. Law's Insights on the regulatory gaps in co-living, in which they challenge readers to a deep reflection on this subject.

"Not being a new reality, housing models that privilege "community" living, making private spaces and common spaces coexist, have had a very significant evolution in recent years. In fact, what used to be a model typically associated to a financial need is today an option for many people to live in.
However, the law has not kept up with this evolution - remaining very focused on the traditional models of single vs horizontal property - and there is, therefore, a set of gaps that should be identified so that the legislator can determine where (or up to where) it should regulate."

Read the article here.