Flanders - another region in Europe where social housing providers offer a lot more than a roof
First real study visit in 2021
As COVID vaccination in Belgium is advancing and restricting measures are easing down, the Housing Europe Secretariat together with colleagues from our German member, GdW and partner, Eurhonet headed to a study visit in Antwerp in the Flemish region of Belgium.
Le logement social: un véritable terrain d'innovation
Housing Europe's very first podcast in French puts la Société Wallonne du Logement in the spotlight
Social housing is often considered to be a laboratory where social and environmental innovation is taking place. This podcast which will bring us just a few kilometres from Housing Europe's headquarters will prove this.
We need to move to a life-cycle approach to assessing the cost of building and renovation
The highlights from Housing Europe's Renovation Summit
The small (but increasing) number of state-of-the-art circular public and social housing projects now prove that the is significant potential for cost savings for housing providers by moving from a ‘linear’ to a ‘circular’ model. Renovations are an opportunity to go the extra mile and upgrade resource use and management. Undoubtedly, besides shifting its perspective, the housing world needs to think about the cost behind the green transformation, especially when the raison d’être of public, cooperative and social housing providers is to offer homes that are good for the pocket and for the environment