To improve sustainability and drive market demand for better buildings, Level(s) has been developed by the European Commission in close collaboration with stakeholders including Skanska, Saint-Gobain, Sustainable Building Alliance and Green Building Councils.
Startblok Riekerhaven paves the way for integration through housing
It only takes a short drive or metro ride from the city centre to visit a housing project that can offer you an injection of optimism. There are 565 reasons for that in a rare mosaic that goes beyond the theories about social mix. Startblok Riekerhaven is a true source of inspiration for housing associations that are confronted with the integration challenge. Driven by the mission ‘Building a future together’ Startblok shows how youngsters of totally different backgrounds can support each other establishing a community that goes beyond just housing provision, laying the foundations for a better future. Housing Europe paid a visit to Riekerhaven as part of its participation at the International Social Housing Festival.
Spain: how to make the new State Housing Plan work
CONCOVI amends the legislation that will define housing policy in the next 3 years
May has been rather productive in terms of Spanish housing policy. The Ministry of Development presented to the Sectorial Conference on Housing, Urbanism and Land the draft of the Royal Decree 2018-2021 its Plan for Housing that regulates and promotes home rental and renovation.