Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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Housing Europe calls governments to put social housing back at the centre

Housing Europe has its own voice at the Habitat III, the global conference shaping the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, which takes place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 to 20 October 2016. On the first day of the event, Housing Europe...
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DREEAM training on deep renovation

EURHONET and the DREEAM consortium are organising a training event for housing associations and local authorities in Europe on key topics around deep renovation – see attached Programme. This is an invitation-only event (...
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Financing energy efficiency in private housing

Opportunities from energy saving obligations & alternative measures   The European Builders Confederation (EBC) and the International Union of Property Owners (UIPI) joined forces to organise a series of roundtables...
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Going sustainable to rejuvenate the suburbs

Peripheral areas often face poverty, crime, waste, pollution and decay. A new trend, however, considers suburbs the best places to develop green initiatives and energy efficiency interventions. Now a social housing building in...
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Headquarters of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region

Construction d’un immeuble de bureau de prestige et réhabilitation d’un bâtiment existant à valeur patrimoniale   Un projet en phase avec son temps Le nouveau programme prévoyait le siège du...
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PROBIS project invites buyers to join its Sustainable Construction Interest Group

Public procurers and others interested in the sustainable construction sector are invited to join the Sustainable Construction Interest Group, to discuss and learn more about recent developments in the sector. The PROBIS...
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Retrofit of 1970´s social housing estate: ¨Saving a Monster¨ video launch

Saving a Monster: Retrofitting of Social Housing   In Genoa, Italy, there are tenants who only pay as little as €50 in rent for a small apartment in a social housing estate, but this is only part of the story.   They...
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Habitat Social Positif (HSP): construction and user management of 2 positive energy houses

The Habitat Social Positif - HSP (Positive Social Housing project), which is comprised of two row houses T3 and T4, forms part of a sustainable development project which has brought together various sectors on different levels:  the...