Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest...
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Building renovation in Sweden: Efficient, Cheap and Green

Reducing CO2 emissions is not only about adapting new technologies, but ensuring that these technologies are also being accepted by the public.   Only when they are accepted, or better even embraced by the people, they can be implemented...
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TREES project

Training for Renovated Energy Efficient Social housing     This IEE project aimed to incorporate energy efficiency into further education for architects and social housing managers. Educational material includes...
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NIRSEPES project

New Integrated Renovation Strategy to improve Energy PErformance of Social housing     This IEE project set itself the goal of increasing thermal efficiency by at least 30% by developing an integrated strategy for...
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Dutch social housing stock CO2 neutral by 2050

Sustainability is one of the main topics of the Housing and the Innovation Agenda that Aedes- the Association of Dutch social housing corporations- members agreed upon before the summer. In the coming years, they will make their dwellings...
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SOLACE HOUSING project

System of production and delivery self-assembly, carbon neutral, energy positive and income generating house which reduces housing overburden declining inequality gap.     According to the “State of Housing in the EU...
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SECURE project

The project SECURE (Smarter Energy Communities in Northern & Arctic Regions) aims to foster energy-secure communities through the promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions.   It will achieve this by transferring...
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Investment Plan for Europe: EIB to finance construction of 2,198 rented social housing units in Barcelona

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a EUR 125m loan to the Barcelona Municipal Housing Board (a public entity under the responsibility of the City Government), with the aim of building 2,198 homes for public rental to low-...