The homes in the COVID-19 era. How their use and values are changing

The homes in the COVID-19 era. How their use and values are changing


  • Carlo Signorelli School of Medicine, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
  • Stefano Capolongo Department Architecture Built environment Construction engineering (ABC), Design and Health Lab, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Daniela D'Alessandro Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Gaetano Maria Fara Sapienza University of Rome, Italy


COVID-19, living condition, home


The long lockdown, the frequent adoption of smart working, the online lessons for both school and university pupils, and the domestic isolation of many people in order to stop the spread of the SARS-CoV-2, have changed the way millions of people lived their home spaces in the last few months. This also led to a backlash on real estate values, enhancing some characteristics and penalizing others.


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Signorelli C, Capolongo S, D'Alessandro D, Fara GM. The homes in the COVID-19 era. How their use and values are changing. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2020 Jul. 20 [cited 2024 Jul. 20];91(9-S):92-4. Available from: