#housing2030 - Effective policies for affordable housing in the UNECE region. At least 100 million low and middle-income people in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region are housing cost overburdened; they spend more than 40 per cent of their disposable income on housing. Housing affordability is an important element of the right to adequate housing but is often a challenge for groups of the population facing vulnerabilities.
The ambitions of sustainable, digital, and safer construction offer a unique opportunity to dust off old clichés and stereotypes that are detrimental to the industry's appeal. Construction is the solution industry!
“Timber hybrid constructions are perfect for social housing.” We shouldn’t forget that the concrete industry has been doing very effective marketing for many, many years and has ridiculed timber construction as a cheap type of construction.
A private company is to take on the construction of flats for rent at below-market rates. The block of 47 flats will be built in C/ Badajoz, on a site in the Poblenou neighbourhood known as the ‘Illa Sibèria’.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced the signature of a €250 million financing agreement with in'li, the Action Logement Group's subsidiary focused on affordable housing in Île-de-France.