Urban commons and privatisation of public spaces. What is new with the Next Generation EU?

The paper is a constitutional law research on urban commons (Foster 2011), as ways to self-organise to make spaces accessible, thus claiming resources for social rights, struggle against exclusion (Stavrides 2016) and claiming democratic institutions (Micciarelli 2018).
In the legal context of European Union, the issue is linked to austerity, that forced States to use (and sell) their property as profitable assets instead of public interest goods (Italy, DLgs 85/2010). Hence, commons are central in experiences of public audit institutions on debt (Fattorelli 2014).
In the pandemic context, Recovery Fund (RF) (Reg. 2021/241) seems to reverse this trend. However, it rather seems in continuity with the past (Salmoni 2021), referring to the stability pact (Somma 2021) and promoting 'enabling reforms' that favour competition law over public function.
The study makes the case for a structural change, with the expansion of the EU budget and the direct intervention of EU institutions.