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Database of Housing Projects

The BSHF searchable database of housing projects contains practical and innovative solutions to current housing problems throughout the world.

Initiated in 1985, the annual World Habitat Awards competition attracts projects which provide an outstanding contribution to people's living conditions in a variety of contexts. Included in the database are details of the World Habitat Award winning projects and finalists from each year.

News and Events

World Habitat Awards 2015-16 – finalists announced

From environmentally-focused communal living to capacity building......

100,000 Homes Campaign report

Between 2010 and 2014 180 communities in the USA found housing for over 104,000 people.

BSHF submission

The UN’s Special Rapporteur is focusing on the connections between homelessness and housing rights.