An industrial building transformed into 89 social and moderate rental homes
SLRB inaugurates its latest project in Brussels
89 social and moderate rental homes were inaugurated in September in the municipality of Molenbeek in Brussels by SLRB and its local housing association. The building complex Lavoisier is located in a former tobacco factory of the British American Tobacco. How can a former industrial site be transformed into energy efficient, affordable housing?
The role of performance reporting in social housing investment
There is a lot of talk at the political and institutional level about social investment and mobilising alternative sources of capital to help fund, well, pretty much everything. Key Performance Indicators are often touted as an essential tool to facilitate private investment in social housing. While I agree they are indeed an essential tool, other elements are also needed.
Making the link between the EU policy and the housing sector
On the occasion of the launch of 'The State of Housing in the EU 2017' report, Housing Europe Secretary General, Sorcha Edwards explains which are the five concrete links between EU policy and the housing sector, beyond the statement that "housing is not an EU competence".