UP to 30,000 Andalucian homes will be made legal following a Junta law change.
The reform in the LOUA (urban planning law) will regularise 10,000 homes in Malaga which were previously deemed illegal.
Homes built on rural land not identified in development will finally be added to the Registro Civil.
Many of the homes are in the Axarquia region and were bought ‘in good faith’ by expat owners, unaware that their properties were built on protected land.
Once regularised the homes will also be able to connect to the electricity grid as well as the local water mains.