The role of large cities in providing affordable housing in Central and Eastern Europe

role of large cities in providing affordable housing in europe

The closing plenary of the Europe Housing Forum 2021 brings together city representatives, experts and a Member of the European Parliament to discuss methods for optimising the role of local governments of large cities in Central and Eastern Europe in facilitating the provision of affordable housing. The panellists discuss some of the barriers in making […]

The Affordable Housing initiative and the New European Bauhaus: EU policy implications at national and local levels

new european bauhaus

In connection to the Renovation Wave, the European Commission’s strategy to foster renovation and promote climate neutrality and economic growth, the New European Bauhaus and the Affordable Housing Initiative appear as drivers for recovery and boosters of sustainable and affordable housing in Europe. This plenary gathers experts and members of the European Commission to discuss […]

The role of public-private-people partnerships (P4) in promoting social & affordable housing opportunities

The role of public-private-people partnerships (P4) in promoting social & affordable housing opportunities

This roundtable engages experts from various sectors to jointly dwell on the challenges in providing or accessing social & affordable housing, from the perspective of different actors involved in the partnerships, taking into consideration innovative solutions for housing. Moderator: Puja Sawhney – Associate Director, People-Public- Private Partnerships (Asia Pacific), Habitat for Humanity International Speakers: Johann Baar – Director […]

How to improve housing affordability, adequacy and resiliency to meet the needs of low-income households?

How to improve housing affordability, adequacy and resiliency to meet the needs of low-income households

In the global south, one-third of urban populations live in informal housing, facing inadequate conditions, lack of infrastructure and basic services, and the threat of eviction or demolition. This roundtable will bring together experts in informality and housing from developing countries to analyse some of the driving elements and existing challenges for delivering housing improvements […]