Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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SocialWatt capacity building workshop - On line

Energy poverty is broadly understood as the inability of households to afford basic energy services to guarantee a decent standard of living. Under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU), EU countries must set up an...

SMARTER Conference and Plenary Meeting - Copenhagen

SMARTER Finance for Families: enhancing the wellbeing of Europe's citizens by providing opportunities for the finance and construction industry to create Green Homes.


Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   This 24 months Horizon 2020 funded project started on May 2019 – SMARTER  Finance for Families – will...

Indicators for Circular Economy and some of the methodologies evaluating circularity - Webinar

Join the 23rd of April at 14:15 CET for a one-hour slot full of insights on Indicators for Circular Economy and some of the methodologies evaluating circularity - which is one of the activities in the Houseful project.


Programme   14:15-14:20 Abderrahim Khairi, Welcome speech, Housing Europe 14:20–14:25 Daniel Checa, Leitat, quick introduction of HOUSEFUL project 14:25–14:35 DG GROW...

ECSO - Country profile: Latvia

The Latvian GDP grew by 4.8% during 2018, the highest GDP growth rate since 2010. The growth was driven by consumer spending and strong investment levels supported by EU fund inflows.   The volume index of production in the broad...

ECSO - Country profile: France

The volume index of production in the narrow construction sector increased marginally, by 2.3% over the 2015-2018 period. The production in building construction increased slightly by 1.1%, while civil engineering construction experienced...

Housing affordability and sustainability in the EU

This analytical report is part of the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) and aims to provide policy insights as well as highlight a set of evidence-based lessons learnt for policy-makers on how to support housing affordability...

European Construction Sector Observatory - 2019 infographics on housing and sustainability

This document illustrates the state of play concerning housing factors: European housing stock, such as the average age of buildings which need renovation; urbanization rates; overcrowding rate; housing overburden rate which, between 2010...


Rénovation du parc locatif privé : le groupe de travail du plan bâtiment publie son rapport

  Le groupe de travail co-piloté par Pierre Hautus, directeur général de l’Union Nationale des Propriétaires Immobiliers (UNPI) et Michel Pelenc, directeur général de la Fédération SOLIHA, Solidaires pour l’habitat, publie son rapport...