Agence France-PresseFebruary 25, 2013 22:30
The walls of the apartment are cracked and patched with damp, but the faded family photographs of Maria Luisa Brana, her husband and their four children, are still hanging.
Eight months ago the five of them -- all jobless, like millions in Spain's recession -- faced being thrown out for failing to pay their mortgage.
Unlike many families, they have beaten the odds.
With legal help from the PAH, a citizen protest movement fighting against a wave of evictions across Spain, they managed to get their order to leave cancelled.