Peer-to-peer learning on European non-for-profit housing models
An exchange of opportunities & challenges between the Housing Europe network
Diversity is the main characteristic that defines social housing policy in Europe. For this reason, the Spanish Social Housing Association (AVS), in collaboration with Housing Europe organised a webinar with the objective of showing social housing management models in three European countries: Austria, France and Wales.
650 000 solar panels on social dwellings: social housing organizations set up ASTER cv
Flemish social housing providers invest €231 million in solar energy and fight energy poverty
On Monday 26 October, 44 Flemish social housing providers (SHMs)
signed the deed of incorporation of the cooperative society ASTER, an initiative of Housing Europe's member, the Association of Flemish Housing Companies (VVH). The SHMs want to actively and structurally contribute to a better climate and combat energy poverty. With an investment of € 231 million over 4 years, 647 767 solar panels will be installed on 58 433 buildings, representing a production of 207 286 MWh per year.
The Greens: Housing rights before market interests, for a socially just recovery
Spot on 7 measures that can deliver more affordable housing
Kim van Sparrentak, a Dutch MEP from the Greens is the rapporteur of the European Parliament initiative report on “Decent and Affordable Housing for All” and very much engaged in the topics concerning the public, cooperative and social housing sector. She has listed 7 measures to make the shift at European level.