No one must be left behind

Wednesday June 15
At 09:00–11:30
People first: quality of housing as quality of living, Achieving affordability and sustainability in housing
Eurocities WG Housing
Room U262 KPMG, Aalto University Undergraduate Centre

Registration required

Target group:
Eurocities is the network of more than 200 cities in 38 countries, representing 130 million people. The working group housing at Eurocities has the fight for adequate and affordable housing and the prevention of new forms of inequality in it´s focus. Affordable housing should be a fundamental right for all people.

Event description:


9.00 – 9.15 Welcome and introduction to the topics

9.15 – 9.45 Social inclusion and integration of minorities

Turin – SHOT (Social Housing Opportunities Turin) and HERO (Housing and Employment of ROma people)

Presentation followed by Q&A

9.45 – 11.00 How to address housing exclusion while tackling climate change

The role of local authorities in fostering a social fair transition by tackling inequality and energy poverty through climate action

1. Bilbao - Social regeneration through energy efficient renovation: the experience of the Otxarkoaga neighbourhood
2. Vienna - Biotope City Wienerberg
3. Barcelona Renewable Strategy
4. Ghent (tbc)

Presentations followed by Q&A and informal discussion with members

11.00 – 11.25 Working Group Housing Business Meeting

1. Informal discussion with members
2. Eurocities updates on social, affordable and energy-efficient housing policy
3. SHAPE-EU Project

11.25 – 11.30 Final remarks and closing of the meeting

Register for this event with the festival registration form.

Organizer's contact details:
Eurocities WG Housing
Christian Schantl