This collection of essays reflects on key topics regarding urban transformations currently taking place in Europe and the role that social housing has in fostering more liveable, sustainable communities.
With changing social-demographic patterns and welfare systems in Europe, the way of life for many European citizens is now in a state of flux. Social housing is at the core of these changes and this report provides a timely insight into the impact they will have.
The CECODHAS European Social Housing Observatory has carried out the first-ever review of the social, co-operative and public housing sectors in the 27 EU member states. This detailed report presents an overview of the main trends and issues facing the social, co-operative and public housing sectors in each country, as well as providing national profiles and key housing-related data. The study draws on data provided by the network of CECODHAS correspondents, as well as from external national experts.
A report outlining good practice examples in sustainable urban regeneration throughout Europe, including exemplar projects in Berlin, Germany; Lille, France; Turin, Italy; Charleroi, Belgium; Liverpool, UK; and Valencia, Spain.