International Social Housing Festival 2022 is organized by The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA), City of Helsinki and Housing Europe.
International Social Housing Festival 2022 will take place in Helsinki, Finland, on June 14–17. The 2022 edition of ISHF explores housing as the foundation of good life. The festival highlights the role of social, public and co-operative housing in achieving socially and ecologically sustainable living in our cities now and in the future.
Following the inaugural edition hosted by the city of Amsterdam, the International Social Housing Festival travelled to Lyon in summer 2019 to continue its success.
The celebration of the long tradition of decent, affordable housing for all started on 13 June 2017 in Amsterdam and was quite a success attracting 1300 visitors. For 9 days, the first International Social Housing Festival (ISHF) illustrated through conferences, workshops, lectures, tours, presentations, exhibitions, film screenings, debates, installations, activities for children and much more the added value of social housing for sustainable communities.