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Established in 1976, BSHF works both in the UK and internationally to identify innovative housing solutions and to foster the exchange of information and good practice.

BSHF believes that everyone should have access to decent housing and is committed to promoting housing policy and practice that is people centred and environmentally responsible.

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BSHF in numbers

globe icon 30
years of the World Habitat Awards
document icon 100+
publications for free download
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World Habitat Award finalists and winners
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years of BSHF working globally on decent housing

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Nairobi – a city of contrasts

In honour of World Africa Day I’m looking back on my recent trip to Nairobi, Kenya, my first experience of sub…

Life in Africa’s biggest slum

David visited Kibera in May and discovered even more about Umande Trust’s brilliant eco-sanitation proje…

Youth led World Habitat Awards projects –from housing victims to housing providers

In the UK we are often set on the idea that young people cannot escape their own housing crises let alone aid …